My brother-in-law made this Jewish Apple Cake for us a couple years ago when we were visiting. We liked it so much we’ve been making it ever since.
We just so happen to have hundreds of apples in our house right now. No kidding, HUNDREDS! Well, half of them have already been converted into applesauce and another 75 lbs will have their special day tomorrow.
I took a break from applesauce to throw one of these bad boys together, and the morale of everyone in the house went up about 10 notches!
I made one tiny adjustment to the ingredients and as good as it was before, it turned out even better!
Conner told me it is the BEST cake he has ever had and my husband can’t stay away from it…..there is only a tiny sliver left.
Our neighbor came over tonight to help us with our computer that crashed and I asked him if he would rather have an apple crisp or an apple cake as a little thank you. He tasted the little sliver of cake that Sim hadn’t eaten yet and was like, “OOh, this…this please!” Have I convinced you to make it yet?
- 4 eggs
- 2 cups sugar
- 1 cup oil *see note above in summary section
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 2 cups flour
- 4 tsp baking powder
- ½ tsp salt
- 4 cups grated apples
- 4 tsp cinnamon
- 4 tbsp brown sugar
- Preheat your oven to 350
- Grease and and flour a bundt pan**
- Beat eggs until yellow
- Add sugar, oil*, and vanilla and mix until well creamed
- Add flour, baking powder, and salt. Mix until well combined
- Stir in grated apples until blended throughout.
- Combine cinnamon and brown sugar in a small bowl
- Pour half cake batter into bundt pan
- Sprinkle half of the cinnamon mixture over batter.
- Run a Knife or spoon through the cinnamon mixture and batter to create swirls
- Repeat with remaining batter and cinnamon mixture
- Bake at 350 for 50-60 minutes. 55 minutes in my oven is just right
- Test cake by poking in the center with a toothpick. Toothpick should come out clean when cake is ready to remove from oven
- Cool cake completely
- Run knife along sides of pan and turn out onto a large round plate or cake stand
- Dust with powdered sugar and enjoy!
**You can also bake this cake in a 9×13 pan but you need to reduce the cooking time to 30-40 minutes.
This recipe is slightly adapted from the Jewish Apple Cake Recipe in the World Wide Ward Cookbook.
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An apple a day...