Ms. Geraldine's Fresh Apple Cake
|Collections:||Nuts for Baking|
|Keywords:||apple, Southern, FRESH|
|1 1/4 c||vegetable oil|
|2 c||white sugar|
|1 tsp||baking soda|
|3 c||all purpose flour|
|3 c||peeled chopped apples|
|1 c||chopped pecans|
|2 tsp||pure vanilla extract|
|1 c||brown sugar, firmly packed|
|1 stk||unsalted butter|
|1/4 c||half and half|
|1 tsp||pure vanilla extract|
|1 c||powdered sugar|
|1 c||finely chopped pecans|
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DirectionsPreheat oven to 250 degrees.
Butter and flour large tube or bundt pan. Set aside.Sift together salt, baking soda and flour.In mixer bowl, blend oil and sugar well.Slowly add dry sifted ingredients into oil and sugar mixture. (Batter will be stiff at this point)Whisk eggs together lightly and add to batter.Reduce speed on mixer and stir nuts and vanilla into batter.gently stir in chopped applesPour batter slowly into prepared pan, shifting carefully so that batter is even .Bake for 1 1/2 hours @250 degreesRemove from oven. Cool.
Invert on to cake plate.
Add praline topping if desiredBring brown sugar, butter and milk to a boil in a heavy saucepan over medium heat
Whisk constantly as it boils for 1 minute
Remove from heatStir in VanillaGradually add in powdered sugar beating with hand mixer until smooth.
Mix gently for about 5 minutes until slightly thickened and cooled.Spoon over cooled cake
Sprinkle with chopped pecans