---------- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.05
       Title: The All American Apple Cake
  Categories: Fruits, Cakes
       Yield: 1 Servings
     1/4 c  Oil
     1/2 c  Granulated sugar
     1/2 c  Brown sugar; lightly packed
       1    Egg
       2 c  Baking apples; coarsely dice
       1 c  Flour
       1 ts Baking soda
     1/2 ts Salt
       1 ts Cinnamon
       1 c  Walnuts; coarsely chopped
            -----buttermilk sauce (optio
     1/2 c  Sugar
       4 tb Butter
     1/4 ts Baking soda
     1/4 c  Buttermilk; (or 1/4 c milk +
            2 ts vinegar
   CAKE:  Whisk together first four ingredients in a large bowl. Stir in
   apples. Sift in flour, soda, salt and cinnamon gradually, beating until
   smooth.  Batter will be stiff. Blend in nuts. Bake in greased 8x8x2-inch
   pan in a 350 deg. oven for 45 min., or until done. If making the buttermilk
   sauce, punch holes in hot cake with a tong-tined fork, moving tines gently
   back and forth, making even rows across cake. Spoon hot buttermilk sauce
   over hot cake until most of sauce is absorbed. Let stand at least an hour
   before serving. Any extra sauce may be spooned over individual pieces.
   BUTTERMILK SAUCE: Combine ingredients in a small saucepan; stir over medium
   heat until boiling. Remove from heat.