Gama's Apple Spice Cake Recipe

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Gama's Apple Spice Cake

Bonnie Beck


While sitting in the Doctor's office yesterday I ran across this recipe in Woman's Day. It looks so good I asked the girls to copy it for me and thought I would post it.

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20 Min
55 Min


granny smith apples, halved and cut into 1/2
macintosh apples, halved and cut into 1/2
1 Tbsp
fresh lemon juice, plus a 1/4 teaspoon of lemon zest
3 c
all purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
kosher salt
1 1/8 tsp
ground cinnamon
large eggs
2 c
granulated sugar
1 c
vegetable oil
1/2 c
orange juice
2 1/2 tsp
pure vanilla extract
confectioner's sugar


1Preheat oven to 350*
2Coat a 9 x 13 inch baking pan with cooking spray. Line with parchment leaving an overhang on two sides.
3In a large bowl, toss the apples with the lemon juice.
4I am medium bowl whisk together the flour, baking soda, salt and 1 tsp. cinnamom.
5In a large bowl, whisk the eggs, granulated sugar, oil,orange juice and vanilla
6Add the flour mixture and whisk together. Add half the apples and mix to combine.
7Spread into prepared pan.
8Arrange the remaining apples on top. Sprinkle with the remaining cinnamon.
9Bake 55 to 60 minutes until a wooden pick inserted into the center comes out clean.
10Let cool for 15 mintues in the pan, using the overhang, transfer cake to wire rack to cool completely: Dust with confectioner's sugar.
Carefully peel off the parchment paper and place on serving dish.

About this Recipe

Dietary Needs: Vegetarian