Oma’s Apple Cake

A beautiful fresh apple cake that is simply delicious.

Ingredients & Amounts

• 3 large eggs, room temperature

• 1½ cups of granulated sugar

• ¾ cup of vegetable or canola oil

• 2 cups of all-purpose flour

• 1 teaspoon of baking soda

• 1½ teaspoons of ground cinnamon

• 3 cups of Cortland apples, finely chopped

• 1 cup of chopped nuts [walnuts or pecans] or raisins or both

• ¼ ounce of semisweet chocolate, grated


1. Preheat oven to 350°F with the rack in the middle position.

2. In a large bowl, use either a wooden spoon or hand mixer to beat the following in order: eggs, sugar, oil, flour, baking soda and cinnamon.

3. Fold in the apple followed by the nuts, raisins (if using) and grated chocolate.

4. Pour batter into an ungreased 9 x 13-inch pan. Transfer to oven and bake for 35-40 minutes. Dust with icing sugar before serving.

by Weekend At The Cottage

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