Apple blossom cake (recipe)
Fall has arrived in Central Ohio. Lee Ann Miller stopped by to share a delicious recipe, perfect for your sweet tooth.
Apple Blossom Cake
2-1/3 cups white sugar, divided
1-1/4 cups vegetable oil
2 large eggs
3 cups apples, peeled and chopped
1-1/2 cups pecans (or walnuts), chopped and divided
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 cups all purpose flour
1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon, divided
½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
Combine 2 cups of sugar, oil, and eggs in a large mixing bowl and beat with a wire whisk until blended. Stir in apples, 1 cup of pecans (or walnuts), and vanilla. Combine flour, soda, salt and 1 teaspoon of cinnamon and nutmeg. Add flour mixture to the apple mixture stirring until combined well. Batter will be thick. Spread in greased 13x9 inch pan.
Combine the remaining 1/3 cup sugar, ½ cup pecans and 1 teaspoon of cinnamon. Sprinkle over batter. Bake at 350 for 45 to 50 minutes. Cool in pan. Top with real whipping cream.