Apple Cake
Recipe from Midwest Living


Apple Cake

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Servings: 12
Prep Time: 45 mins
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Ingredients
  • 2   
    eggs, slightly beaten
  • 2 3/4  cups 
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2  teaspoons 
    ground cinnamon
  • 3/4  teaspoon 
    baking soda
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    kosher salt or 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 1/2  cups 
    peeled and chopped Granny Smith apples
  • 1   teaspoon 
    lemon juice
  • 1 1/2  cups 
    sugar
  • 1   cup 
    cooking oil
  • 2   teaspoons 
    vanilla
  • 1   cup 
    chopped pecans, toasted
  •  
    Powdered sugar (optional)
Directions
1.
Allow eggs to stand at room temperature for 30 minutes. Meanwhile, grease and lightly flour a 10-inch fluted tube pan; set aside. In a medium bowl, stir together flour, cinnamon, baking soda and salt. Set aside. In another bowl toss apples with lemon juice; set aside.
2.
In a large mixing bowl, combine granulated sugar, oil, eggs and vanilla. Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed for 2 minutes. Add flour mixture and beat on low speed just until combined. Fold in apples and pecans. (Batter will be thick.) Spoon batter into the prepared pan.
3.
Bake in a 350 degree F. oven about 1 hour or until a wooden toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool cake in pan on a wire rack for 15 minutes. Carefully remove from pan. Cool thoroughly on wire rack. If you like, sprinkle with powdered sugar. Cover; store in refrigerator.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 438, Fat, total (g) 26, chol. (mg) 35, sat. fat (g) 4, carb. (g) 49, fiber (g) 2, pro. (g) 5, vit. A (IU) 49, vit. C (mg) 1, sodium (mg) 172, calcium (mg) 20, iron (mg) 2, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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