Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1/2 c Vegetable oil

  2. 2 c Granulated sugar

  3. 3 Eggs

  4. 2 c Unbleached all-purpose

  5. -flour, sifted

  6. 1/8 ts Ground cloves

  7. 1/4 ts Ground cinnamon

  8. 1/4 ts Ground mace

  9. 1 ts Baking soda

  10. 1/2 ts Salt

  11. 1 c Whole-wheat flour, sifted

  12. 4 c Shelled walnuts, coarsely

  13. -chopped

  14. 1/4 c Coarse chunks of peeled and -cored apples

  15. 3 tb Applejack

  16. Apple Cider Glaze (see

  17. -recipe)

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. tb Sweet butter 2 tb Brown sugar 6 tb Granulated sugar 3 tb Applejack or apple brandy 4 tb Sweet cider 2 tb Fresh orange juice 2 tb Heavy cream Preheat oven to 325F.

  2. In a large bowl, beat vegetable oil and sugar until thick and opaque.

  3. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Sift together flour, cloves, cinnamon, mace, baking soda and salt, then stir in whole-wheat flour. Add to oil and egg mixture and mix until well blended. Add walnuts, apple chunks and applejack all at once and stir batter until pieces are evenly distributed.

  4. Pour batter into a greased 10-inch round cake pan. Bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until cake tester inserted in center comes out clean.


  6. Melt butter in a small saucepan and stir in both sugars. Add remaining ingredients, stir, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat slightly and cook for 4 minutes. Remove from heat and cool slightly.

  7. Pour while still warm over warm cake.

  8. Makes 1 1/2 cups glaze.

  9. From the San Francisco Chronicle, 11/16/88.

  10. Posted by Stephen Ceideburg


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