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APPLE SAUCE
Wash apples well, core and slice.
Use at least two or three different varieties - such as macs, cortlands and empire. Add a few golden delicious for flavor
Put apples in a large pot and add water. Use ½ the volume ofapples.
Bring to a boil, lower heat, and simmer until apples are soft.
Using a Foley food mill, strain, using softened apples and juice, discarding the skins.
Add sugar and red cinnamon (red hot cake decorations) or cinnamon to taste. 
If you don't have a strainer, peel and core apples, and follow above directions, and use a potato masher.
NOTE: Apple sauce may be frozen.]
Place in jars, 1 ½ to 2 inches from top. Place cap on top and freeze.

Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup sugar

  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar

  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 6 to 7 cups thinly sliced peeled tart apples

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • Pastry for double-crust pie (9 inches)

  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • 1 large egg white

  • Additional sugar

Apple Pie !
Steps 
  1. In a small bowl, combine the sugars, flour and spices; set aside. In a large bowl, toss apples with lemon juice. Add sugar mixture; toss to coat. 

  2. Line a 9-in. pie plate with bottom crust; trim pastry even with edge. Fill with apple mixture; dot with butter. Roll out remaining pastry to fit top of pie. Place over filling. Trim, seal and flute edges. Cut slits in pastry.

  3. Beat egg white until foamy; brush over pastry. Sprinkle with sugar. Cover edges loosely with foil. 

  4. Bake at 375° for 25 minutes. Remove foil and bake 20-25 minutes longer or until crust is golden brown and filling is bubbly. Cool on a wire rack. Yield: 8 servings.

Ingredients
Honey Glaze:
1 cup confectioners' sugar
2 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons milk
Apple Cake:
3 cups diced Granny Smith apples, about 2 apples
1 cup lightly toasted chopped walnuts
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
2 cups sugar
1 1/4 cups vegetable oil
3 eggs

 

Apple Cake 

Directions
Glaze: Add all the ingredients to a small bowl and stir until smooth. Set the bowl aside.
Cake: Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Lightly grease a Bundt pan or tube pan.
In a bowl, mix together the apples, walnuts, vanilla, and cinnamon. In a separate bowl, sift together the flour, baking soda, and salt.
Using an electric mixer beat the sugar, oil, and eggs in a large bowl. Add in the dry ingredients and beat until completely combined. Fold in the apple mixture.
Scrape the batter into the prepared pan and bake for 1 hour and 30 minutes or until a tester inserted into the middle of the cake comes out clean.
Allow the cake to fully cool in the pan, about 1 hour, and then turn it out onto a plate.
Drizzle the apple cake with some of the honey glaze, serve and enjoy!