AuthorRita's KitchenCategoryCuisineCooking MethodDifficultyBeginner

This is a terrific recipe originally featured on A Family Feast.

Yields1012 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time1 hr 15 minsTotal Time1 hr 30 mins

For the Cake
 3 cups all-purpose flour
 1 teaspoon baking soda
 2 teaspoons cinnamon
 ½ teaspoon nutmeg
 ½ teaspoon salt
 1 ½ cups vegetable oil
 1 ½ cups granulated sugar
 ½ cup brown sugar
 3 eggs
 2 teaspoons vanilla
 3 large apples, peeled and cut into large pieced (Note: The original recipe calls for tart green apples, but we used some red Cortland apples we had on hand and it was delicious!)
 1 cup chopped walnuts (optional)
For the Glaze
 3 tablespoons butter
 3 tablespoons brown sugar
 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
 3 tablespoons heavy cream
 ¼ teaspoon vanilla

1

1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Grease and flour a 12-cup Bundt pan and set aside.

2

2. In a large bowl, sift together flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Sift two additional times and set aside.

3

3. In the bowl of a stand mixer, combine oil and both sugars, and mix until well blended.

4

4. Add eggs one at a time, mixing thoroughly after each addition. Add vanilla and mix again.

5

5. Add the sifted dry ingredients to the batter and mix thoroughly. By hand, fold in apples and walnuts and mix until evenly combined.

6

6. Spoon the batter into the prepared bundt pan. Bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.

7

7. Remove cake from the oven and allow to cool in the bundt pan for 20 minutes.

8

8. While the cake is cooling, prepare the glaze. In a saucepan, over medium heat, combine all of the glaze ingredients. Bring to a boil and allow the mixture to boil for 1 minute.

9

9. Remove the cake from the pan, onto a serving plate. Spoon the glaze over the warm cake.

10

10. Cool for a little longer before serving.

Ingredients

For the Cake
 3 cups all-purpose flour
 1 teaspoon baking soda
 2 teaspoons cinnamon
 ½ teaspoon nutmeg
 ½ teaspoon salt
 1 ½ cups vegetable oil
 1 ½ cups granulated sugar
 ½ cup brown sugar
 3 eggs
 2 teaspoons vanilla
 3 large apples, peeled and cut into large pieced (Note: The original recipe calls for tart green apples, but we used some red Cortland apples we had on hand and it was delicious!)
 1 cup chopped walnuts (optional)
For the Glaze
 3 tablespoons butter
 3 tablespoons brown sugar
 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
 3 tablespoons heavy cream
 ¼ teaspoon vanilla

Directions

1

1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Grease and flour a 12-cup Bundt pan and set aside.

2

2. In a large bowl, sift together flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Sift two additional times and set aside.

3

3. In the bowl of a stand mixer, combine oil and both sugars, and mix until well blended.

4

4. Add eggs one at a time, mixing thoroughly after each addition. Add vanilla and mix again.

5

5. Add the sifted dry ingredients to the batter and mix thoroughly. By hand, fold in apples and walnuts and mix until evenly combined.

6

6. Spoon the batter into the prepared bundt pan. Bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.

7

7. Remove cake from the oven and allow to cool in the bundt pan for 20 minutes.

8

8. While the cake is cooling, prepare the glaze. In a saucepan, over medium heat, combine all of the glaze ingredients. Bring to a boil and allow the mixture to boil for 1 minute.

9

9. Remove the cake from the pan, onto a serving plate. Spoon the glaze over the warm cake.

10

10. Cool for a little longer before serving.

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