Apple & Orange Cake
courtesy family table cookbook
- For the Batter:
- Butter for the pan
- 6 tart apples cut into 1" chunks
- 5 tbsp sugar
- 2 tsp ground cinnamon
- 3 cups all purpose flour
- 2 cups sugar
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1 tsp kosher salt
- 4 large eggs
- 1 cup veg oil
- 1/4 cup fresh orange juice
- 2 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 350 with rack in the middle
Butter a 10" tube pan and line the bottom with a ring of parchment paper.
In a bowl toss the apples with the sugar and cinamon and set aside
to make the batter: in a bowl whisk together the dry ingredients
In another bowl whisk together the remaining ingredients with an electric mixer gradually beat in the dry ingredients.
spread half of the batter evenly in the prepared pan and scatter half of the apples over the top. Add the remaing batter spreading it evenly and finish with the remaining apples. Bake for 1 1 /2 hours. Cool copletely on a rack. Run a knife around the sides and center tube and invert the canke onto the rack. Invert again onto a serving plate. The cake with keep well wrapped and refrigerated for several days.