Apple Cake and Butter Sauce

This recipe for a cake made with fresh apples makes great brunch dish served with a creamy butter sauce.

Original recipe makes 1 – 8 inch cake


1 cup white sugar
1/4 cup butter
2 large apples
2 eggs
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 cup butter
1 cup white sugar
1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract


  1. Peel, core, and grate the apples.
  2. Cream together 1 cup sugar and 1/4 cup butter or margarine. Stir in the grated apples and eggs. Sift together flour, salt, soda, nutmeg, and cinnamon; mix into the apple mixture. Pour batter into an ungreased 9 inch glass pie plate.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 50 minutes. Remove from oven.
  4. Place 1/2 cup butter or margarine, 1 cup sugar, 1/2 cup cream, and vanilla in the top pan of a double boiler. Heat and stir until sugar has dissolved and butter or margarine has melted. Serve over apple cake.


Calories: 403 kcal
Carbohydrates: 56.1 g
Cholesterol: 95 mg
Fat: 19.5 g
Fiber: 1.4 g
Protein: 3.1 g
Sodium: 301 mg