Recipe for Amish Apple Cake by Patricia Davids

Patricia Davids here again. Apple picking season is upon us here in Kansas, typically July-October. Other states may start a little later, August or September through October, depending on the variety.

Skip the grocery store and head out to your local orchard or farmers market and do some baking with those fresh from the tree apples.

Throughout this apple harvest season I’ll be sharing some of my favorite fresh apple recipes.


2 cups apple (thinly sliced for pie)
1 cup flour
1 cup white sugar
1 tsp baking soda
½ tsp baking powder
½ tsp salt
1 tsp cinnamon
¾ cup nuts
1 egg
½ cup vegetable oil

Directions: Put all ingredients in above order together in a large bowl. Mix well with a spoon. Bake in an 8x8x1½ cake pan at 350 degrees for 1 hour. Serve with cream or a cream cheese frosting.

(recipe credit: Mrs. Faccenetti, photo credit: Ms. McDonald family friends)

USA Today Bestselling author Patricia Davids grew up on a Kansas farm with four brothers. After college she began a wonderful career as a nurse. In 1973 Pat wrote a letter to a lonely sailor. Little did she know her talent with words would bring her love, marriage and motherhood.

An avid reader, Pat longed to write a book, but put her dream on hold as she raised a family and worked in an NICU. It wasn’t until 1996 that she began writing seriously. Today, Pat enjoys crafting emotionally satisfying romances where love and faith bring two people together forever.

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