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Apple Pecan Cake

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This comes under the title what to do with a bag of apples, when you know you can't eat them all. I started by coring the apples and dicing them up. Then put them in a large stock pot with 1/4 cup sugar and a tablespoon on cinnamon, added just a little water and simmered them for 2 hours. 
I put them in a container and refrigerated overnight. Cooked apples can be used in many ways, but this is about cake.  Cake: 1 box yellow cake mix Eggs, oil water  1/2 can cream cheese frosting 1 1/2 cups cooked apples. 1 tablespoonscinnamon 1 cup chopped pecans
Frosting: 3 cups powdered sugar 1/2 cup butter 1/4 cup milk 3 tablespoons sour cream 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Cake directions
Make the cake batter following the instructions on the back of the box. Add the cinnamon, apples, and pecans. Pour the batter into two greases 9 inch cakes pans. Bake according to package direction. Use the higher end of the time range. 
A toothpick should test cleanly when they are done, and should be a nice golden brown. Let t…