Harvest Pound Cake

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Harvest Pound Cake
Fresh apples, chopped nuts and a divine caramel sauce make a cake without equal!
Ingredients

2 cups granulated sugar
1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
2 teaspoons vanilla
3 eggs
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 medium apples, peeled and finely chopped (2 cups)
1 cup chopped nuts
Caramel Glaze 
1/2 cup butter or margarine
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
2 teaspoons milk
Directions
1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 12-cup fluted tube cake pan. In large bowl, beat granulated sugar, oil, vanilla and eggs with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in flour, salt and baking soda until smooth. Stir in apples and nuts. Pour into pan.
2. Bake 1 hour to 1 hour 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 20 minutes. Remove from pan to cooling rack.
3. In 2-quart saucepan, heat all glaze ingredients to boiling, stirring occasionally. Boil 2 minutes, stirring constantly; remove from heat. Spoon glaze over warm cake.

Prep Time:20 min
Start to Finish:2 hr
Makes:16 servings

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