All things apples on Fox 28 Morning Live!


Chef Elizabeth Hill from Hy-Vee joined us in the kitchen today to give us a delicious recipe for her grandmother's 100 year old recipe for apple cake.

Find it below, and if you make it, share it with us on our "See it Send it" feature on both our app, KGAN CBS 2 or our website right here.


Great Grandma Alice's Applesauce Cake

Start with:

2 cups brown sugar

1/2 cup butter

1/2 cup solid shortening

-cream this together

-add in 2 eggs, one at a time, beating well, to this mixture

Stir in:

3cups all purpose flour

1tbsp baking soda

1tsp cinnamon

1tsp cloves

Stir in:

2 cups chuncky style applesauce (or better yet, homemade)

1 cup raisins

Pour batter into a greased and floured 9x13 pan

Top with:

1/2 cup brown sugar

3/4 cup chopped walnuts

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