Adams County Apple Cake

Course : Cakes
Serves: 12
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3 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
2 cups plus
5 tablespoons sugar -- divided
1 cup vegetable oil
4 large eggs
1/3 cup orange juice
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
4 medium baking apples -- peeled and thinly sliced
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/4 Cup confectioners sugar -- optional

Preparation / Directions:

In a mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder, 2 cups of the sugar, oil, eggs, orange juice, salt and vanilla. Beat until thoroughly combined. In another bowl, toss apples with cinnamon and remaining sugar. Spread one-third of batter in a greased 10-in. tube pan. Cover with half of the apples. Repeat layers. Spoon remaining batter over top. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour and 30 minutes or until cake tests done. Cool in pan for 20 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely. Just before serving, dust with confectioners' sugar if desire


Nutritional Information:

324 Calories (kcal); 20g Total Fat; (55% calories from fat); 5g Protein; 31g Carbohydrate; 62mg Cholesterol; 230mg Sodium

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