Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 5 lg Mcintosh apples; peeled, cor 2 c Granulated sugar

  2. 2 tb Granulated sugar

  3. 2 1/4 ts Cinnamon; or to taste

  4. 3/4 ts Nutmeg; freshly grated

  5. 3 c Unbleached all purpose flour

  6. 1 ts Salt

  7. 1 tb Double acting baking powder

  8. 2 Unsalted butter sticks; melt

  9. 2 tb Unsalted butter; softened

  10. 4 lg Eggs; beaten lightly

  11. 2 1/2 ts Vanilla

  12. 1/4 c Fresh orange juice

  13. 1/2 c Light brown sugar; firmly

  14. 1/4 cup Walnuts (preferably black) -- finely chopped

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. In a bowl combine the apples, 2 T. of the granulated sugar, 2 t. of the cinnamon, and 1/2 t. of the nutmeg and let the mixture stand for 20 minutes. In a bowl whisk together the flour, remaining 2 cups granulated sugar, slat and baking powder and make a well in the center. Whisk in the melted butter, eggs, vanilla, and the orange juice and whisk the batter until it is combined well. Pour 1/3 of the batter into a buttered 13x9 baking dish and spoon half the apple mixture over it. Pour half the remaining batter over the apple mixture, cover it with the remaining apple mixture, and cover the apple mixture with the remaining batter. In a small bowl combine well the brown sugar, walnuts, softened butter, remaining 1/4 t. cinnamon and remaining 1/4 t. nut-meg., sprinkle the mixture over the batter, and bake the cake in the middle of a preheated 350 oven for 35 - 40 min, or until golden and a tester comes out clean. --


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