Jewish Apple Cake

Jewish Apple Cake Recipe

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Sonnie Otto


This recipe is over 100 years old - coming from a distant relative's (June Fehl) friend. It was a cake her grandmother made.


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1 Hr


  • 2 c
    apples, thinly sliced
  • 1 c
    pecans or walnuts, chopped
  • 1/2 c
    sugar with 2 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 c
  • 1/4 c
    orange juice
  • 1 c
    canola oil
  • 4
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 3 c
  • 3 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp

How to Make Jewish Apple Cake


  1. Mix the sugar, orange juice, canola oil, eggs and vanilla together. Beat at high speed for 10 min with electric mixer.
  2. Sift together the flour, baking powder and salt. Add a little at a time to batter mixture. Fold the nuts into the batter mixture.
  3. Pour 1/3 of the batter into a bundt pan. Place 1/2 of the sliced apples evenly on top of batter; sprinkle 1/2 of the sugar/cinnamon over apples. Add another 1/3 of the batter and repeat with remaining apples and sugar/cinnamon mixture. Cover with remaining batter.
  4. Bake for 1 hour at 350 degrees.
    Remove from pan and place onto a plate immediately to cool.

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About Jewish Apple Cake

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast, Cakes

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