Cinnamon apple cream cake recipe (1940)

Cinnamon apple cream cake recipe 1940 (2)

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A fall eating winner — Cinnamon apple cream cake

Now cake-baking has no terrors for the youngest bride with no cooking experience. Good cakes keep good husbands, and Presto makes good cakes, like this old-fashioned cinnamon apple cream cake.

Cinnamon apple cream cake recipe 1940 (1)

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12-minute* Cinnamon apple cream cake recipe
Cinnamon apple cream cake recipe 1940 (2)

Cinnamon apple cream cake (1940)

Yield: 12
Prep Time: 12 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 47 minutes


  • 2 cups Presto Cake Flour [self-rising low-gluten cake flour]
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 1/2 pint (1 cup) whipping cream
  • 3 egg whites
  • 3 medium-sized apples
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup red cinnamon drops
  • 1/2 pint (1 cup) whipping cream


  1. Sift, measure 2 cups Presto Cake Flour.
  2. Resift with 1-1/2 cups sugar into mixing bowl.
  3. Add 1 teaspoon vanilla to 1/2 cup cold water.
  4. Whip slightly 1/2 pint (1 cup) whipping cream just enough to thicken.
  5. Fold into... 3 egg whites beaten until stiff.
  6. Add this mixture to dry ingredients in bowl alternately with the water.
  7. Mix lightly until smooth.
  8. Divide batter in 2 layer cake pans greased, lined with paper and the paper greased.
  9. Bake 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes.
  10. To make the Cinnamon apple cream recipe, select and peel 3 medium-sized apples.
  11. Cut into quarters. Core.
  12. Cut each quarter into 3 pieces and cook slowly in syrup made by mixing together... 1 cup sugar, 1 cup water, and 1/4 cup red cinnamon drops.
  13. Cook until sugar is dissolved before adding apples.
  14. When apples are clear and tender remove from syrup and cool.
  15. Select perfect pieces for garnish.
  16. Chop rest.
  17. Whip stuff 1/2 pint (1 cup) whipping cream.
  18. Add to it 1 cup chopped cooked apples.
  19. Add a little more sugar if desired.
  20. Mix lightly.
  21. Spread between layers and cover cake.
  22. Garnish with whole sections.
  23. Store in cool place till served.


* 12 minutes from package to oven

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 320Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 3mgSodium: 17mgCarbohydrates: 76gFiber: 3gSugar: 55gProtein: 3g

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