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My Sister Maria's Easy Apple Cake and Ice Cream


  • 1 box yellow cake mix for a single layer cake, prepared to package directions

  • 2 tablespoons softened butter

  • 1 McIntosh apple, diced

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1/4 cup sugar

  • 1 pint butter pecan or rum raisin ice cream


Pre-heat oven according to directions on box. Mix cake mix according to directions on box, using 1/2 cup water and one egg. Grease a 9-inch by 9-inch square cake pan or disposable cake pan with butter. Pour in cake batter. Toss apples with cinnamon and sugar and sprinkle on top of cake batter. Bake 20-25 minutes. Serve warm cake squares with small scoops of butter pecan or rum raisin ice cream.