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gama's apple spice cake

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Bonnie Beck
Route 66, AZ

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.

(1 rating)
yield 12 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 55 Min

Ingredients For gama's apple spice cake

  • 3
    granny smith apples, halved and cut into 1/2
  • 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
  • 4
    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

How To Make gama's apple spice cake

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350*
  • 2
    Coat a 9 x 13 inch baking pan with cooking spray. Line with parchment leaving an overhang on two sides.
  • 3
    In a large bowl, toss the apples with the lemon juice.
  • 4
    I am medium bowl whisk together the flour, baking soda, salt and 1 tsp. cinnamom.
  • 5
    In a large bowl, whisk the eggs, granulated sugar, oil,orange juice and vanilla
  • 6
    Add the flour mixture and whisk together. Add half the apples and mix to combine.
  • 7
    Spread into prepared pan.
  • 8
    Arrange the remaining apples on top. Sprinkle with the remaining cinnamon.
  • 9
    Bake 55 to 60 minutes until a wooden pick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • 10
    Let 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.

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