Clara Zilch's Apple Cake

This recipe was submitted by Cathy Warner.  This is her mom's recipe.  You can use whatever kind of pie filling you like best.

1 (1 lb. 2.25-oz.) box yellow cake mix

1/2 cup butter, room temperature or cold

3 large eggs

1 (1 lb. 5 oz.) can apple pie filling

Crumb Topping:
2/3 cup white flour, sifted

2/3 cup white granulated sugar

5 tablespoons butter, room temperature or cold

In a large bowl, use a fork to mix together the dry cake mix and butter.  Stir in eggs.  Place apple pie filling on a plate and cut into smaller pieces with a sharp knife.  Stir into cake mixture.  Spread in a greased 9x13x2-inch pan.

In a medium-size bowl, use a fork to combine the flour, sugar, and butter for the crumb topping until crumbly.  Sprinkle on top of cake mixture and bake in a 350 degree oven for 40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.