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George Washington Cake



  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cup oil
  • 2 cups self-rising flour
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 4 cups peeled, sliced apples


  • 6 ounces softened cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice


  1. Cake: Beat eggs until thick and light.
  2. Combine sugar and oil at medium speed.
  3. Mix cinnamon with flour. Add to egg mixture.
  4. Add vanilla extract and walnuts. Mix all together.
  5. Distribute sliced apples evenly in bottom of long 2 or 3-quart baking dish. Spread batter evenly over apples.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees F from 45 minutes to 1 hour. (Watch cake and do not overcook.)
  7. Icing: Mix cream cheese until fluffy, add butter and mix.
  8. Add sugar, then lemon juice. Mix all together well.
  9. Spread over cool cake.
  10. Slice apples thin with peeling on. Dip into lemon juice. Arrange in rows on top of iced cake.

Posted by kdipaolo at Recipe Goldmine 6/5/01 8:25:21 pm.

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