For CaliforniaChou, Purseglove_MA, and anyone interested:
Mom's Fresh Apple Bundt Cake
3 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1-2 teaspoons cinnamon
2 cups white sugar
¾ cup vegetable oil
1 teaspoon vanilla
4 cups peeled chopped fresh apples
1 cup chopped walnuts, optional
Preheat oven to 350’. Grease and flour a 10” tube or Bundt pan.
Combine first five ingredients and set aside.
In a large bowl beat eggs until light, slowly add sugar and oil.
Beat until light.
Stir in vanilla and the dry ingredients.
Fold in apples and walnuts if using.
Pour into prepared pan and bake 60-70 minutes or until cake tests done.
Let stand 10-15 minutes, turn out of pan and cool completely.
Serve with whipped cream , ice cream or warm Caramel Sauce
Combine ½ cup butter, ½ cup white sugar, ½ cup brown sugar, ½ cup evaporated milk and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Bring to a boil and cook until sugar dissolves; 1-2 minutes.
Cool to lukewarm and serve over slices of cake
That looks yummy!
You're welcome, Tree.....it really is good.
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very similar to a recipe we have had for years...only difference is oil in yours and shortening in ours..and no sauce...
does the top get all crinkly??????? our recipe does...and it's so tasty....but you MUST wait that 10-15 minutes before placing in oven.....
editing: your recipe might now get crinkly on top as I read it's made in a bundt pan...and our recipe in a 13 X 9
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Thanks Foodguy. Sisters coming for visit for 4 days and this sounds perfect with the caramel sauce of course. Sounds quick and easy.
My pleasure....I hope that you enjoy it,....and the visit with your sister.
Looks wonderful. Thanks for sharing!
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Thank you so much!! It sounds exactly like a cake my late cousin used to make and I never did get the recipe. Guess what I am going to make tomorrow???
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This Recipe looks YUMMY and simple enough that even I can make. Is there a certain type of apple to use with this?? Maybe one kind better than the other? I don't believe I have that type of pan...if I were to bake it in a 13x9, would the bake time be the same you think?
My Mom used to make this cake, and she served it with hot praline sauce --- sooooooooooooo good!
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I was thinking about making this to take to work. Could I pour the caramel sauce over the cake to be like an icing?
Gee, Tree, I honestly don't know-we always spooned it over individual slices. Many times Mom would serve it with dollops of Cool Whip or Whipped Cream.
I figure it can't hurt to try! :)
Did you see Lilmouthy's questions above?
This is a great recipe! We like tart apples in it, like fresh MacIntosh, as the cake is fairly sweet.
A 9x13 pan needs less bake time than in a thicker tube/bundt pan. I'd try about 40 min. & check how it's doing.
Freezes great & good without a sauce too.
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