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Sauerkraut Apple Cake

4 large eggs
1 cup sugar
1 cup sauerkraut, rinsed, drained
12 cup brown sugar, packed
1 large tart apple
1 cup vegetable oil
1 cup walnuts, chopped
2 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
12 teaspoon nutmeg
2 -3 tablespoons whipping cream
1 tablespoon orange zest
8 ounces cream cheese, softened
4 12 cups powdered sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon vanilla extract


in large bowl, beat eggs and sugars.set aside. squeeze sauerkraut after rinsing till dry. finely chop and add to egg mixture -- add oil and walnuts -- combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt and nutmeg. stir into egg mixture. line bottom of 2 8" round cake pans with waxed paper. grease and flour paper. pour batter into pans -- bake at 350* for 35-40 minutes or toothpick test. cool in pans for 10 minutes.then remove and place on racks to cook completely. FROSTING:. beat cream cheese and 2 tbls cream in small bowl -- add sugar, beat till fluffy -- add orange peel.cinnamon and vanilla.mix well. add remaining cream if needed -- spread between layers and cover entire cake. garnish with walnuts if desired -- store leftovers in the refrigerator.

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