Granny's Apple Cake

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Laurie Lenartowicz

By
@llenartowicz

This is my take on a classic Jewish Apple Cake. This is a dense, moist cake packed full of apples and cinnamon. It's the perfect "take along" for a party, picnic or pot luck supper.

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Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
12-14
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 3
    granny smith apples, peeled, cored and sliced
  • 6 Tbsp
    sugar
  • 1/8 tsp
    allspice, ground
  • 1 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 c
    golden raisins, (optional)
  • 3 c
    self rising flour
  • 2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 4
    large eggs
  • 1 c
    canola oil
  • 3/4 tsp
    salt
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/4 c
    orange juice

How to Make Granny's Apple Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour a tube pan or bundt pan.
  2. Peel, core and slice the apples. Mix 6 TBSP sugar, 1 tsp. ground cinnamon and a pinch of allspice. Toss apples in sugar/spice mixture. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, mix together self rising flour, salt and 2 cups of sugar. Stir in oil, eggs, vanilla and orange juice. Fold in raisins if desired.
  4. Pour 1/2 of cake batter into prepared pan. Spoon 1/2 of apple mixture over batter. Spoon remaining batter over apples. Arrange the apples that are left over the top of batter.
  5. Bake for 70 minutes or until cake tests done with toothpick. Cool cake in pan on a baker's rack for 10 minutes. Loosen and gently remove cake from pan and finish cooling. The top layer of apples should show face up. Store loosely covered at room temperature.

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About Granny's Apple Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Jewish
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #apple, #Jewish




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