Apple Cake with Caramel

by Linda Capeloto Sendowski on October 9, 2011

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Yom Kippur was winding down yesterday, the last of the sun’s rays fading from the stained glass windows in the temple; my feet tired from standing during the Neilah service, my thoughts turned to the menu for the break-the-fast party my sister-in-law makes every year.  It’s a dairy party, bagels, lox, cream cheese and an array of salads brought by friends and neighbors.  I contributed vegetable lasagna and this Apple Cake with Caramel.  [click to continue…]



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