Here is an old recipe that never goes out of style. This is a moist, dense cake that is wonderful served by itself or topped with a glaze or even drenched in rich vanilla ice cream. It is a big kid pleaser simply because of it's wonderful apple and spice flavors.
Make this cake for your family. It's wonderful for breakfast or with a cup of coffee for a coffee break or dessert after diner.
1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
2 cups sugar
3 eggs (beaten)
2 cups plain cake flour
1 teaspoon good vanilla extract
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
3 cups apples - cored but not peeled and diced small
1/2 cup flour for coating the apples
1 cup chopped pecans
1/2 cup coconut flakes (optional)
1. Sift together the cake four, sugar, soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon.
2. In your mixer beat together the vegetable oil, eggs and vanilla. Add the sifted ingredients and mix well.
3. Stir in the apples and pecans. (and coconut if used)
Butter and flour a bunt pan very well and pour in batter.
Bake at 350 for 50 - 60 minutes.
Dust the top with powdered sugar or glaze with powdered sugar mixed with a little milk.