Mom's Apple Cake from Scratch Recipe

Tuesday, July 21, 2009
This is a sweet apple cake made with fresh apples and the cinnamon aroma will wow everyone. This makes a great bake sale cake, gathering dessert and while cooking makes your home smell of all you will love this cake plain, with ice cream, whipped cream and will be one of your favorites...... Mom and Grandma made this often in the winter months when we had an abundance of apples to use up.

5 apples Mcintosh or Cortland peeled cored and sliced

5 tablespoons sugar

2 teaspoons cinnamon

3 cups flour

2 1/2 cups sugar

1/2 teaspoon salt

4 eggs

1 cup oil

2 teaspoons vanilla

1/3 cup orange juice

1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda

1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In a medium size bowl, toss apples with the 5 tablespoons of sugar with the cinnamon and set aside.

Mix rremaining ingredients of flour, sugar, salt, eggs, oil, vanilla, orange juice, baking soda ,and baking powder, beat one minute in a large bowl..

Prepare a Bundt pan and heavily grease with butter and then sprinkle with flour. Alternate batter and apples ending with batter. There should be three batter layers total.

Bake at 350 for 1 1/2 hours or till done in center and toothpick is clean.


1 1/2 cup confectionery sugar

2 tablespoon butter

1 teaspoon of vanilla

1/2 teaspoon maple extract

1 to 2 tablespoons water

drizzle over cooled cake.


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