My Sister Maria’s Easy Apple Cake and Ice Cream

Serve with Pecan Crusted Chicken Tenders, Salad with Tangy Maple Dressing and Cheddar and Chive Bread.


  • 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.

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