Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 1/2 c Vegetable oil

  2. 2 c Granulated sugar

  3. 3 Eggs

  4. 2 c Unbleached all-purpose

  5. -flour, sifted 1/8 ts Ground cloves

  6. 1 1/4 ts Ground cinnamon

  7. 1/4 ts Ground mace

  8. 1 ts Baking soda

  9. 1/2 ts Salt

  10. 1 c Whole-wheat flour, sifted

  11. 4 c Shelled walnuts, coarsely

  12. -chopped 1 1/4 c Coarse chunks of peeled and -cored apples 3 tb Applejack

  13. Apple Cider Glaze (see -recipe)


  15. 4 tb Sweet butter

  16. 2 tb Brown sugar

  17. 6 tb Granulated sugar

  18. 3 tb Applejack or apple brandy

  19. 4 tb Sweet cider

  20. 2 tb Fresh orange juice

  21. 2 tb Heavy cream

  22. 325F. In a large bowl, beat vegetable oil and sugar until thick and opaque. 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. 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. APPLE CIDER GLAZE: 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. Pour while still warm over warm cake. Makes

  23. 1 1/2 cups glaze. From the San Francisco Chronicle,

  24. 11/16/88. Posted by Stephen Ceideburg


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