April 19, 2012

Apple Rum Cake w/ walnuts

6 apples,  McIntosh apples
1 tablespoon cinnamon
5 tablespoons sugar
2 3/4 cups flour, sifted
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup vegetable oil
2 cups sugar
1/4 cup orange juice
2 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
4 eggs
2 cup walnuts, chopped
5th of RUM, less 1/4 cup..... optional but awesome!!!

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a tube pan. Peel, core and chop apples into chunks. Toss with cinnamon and sugar and set aside.

Stir together flour, baking powder and salt in a large mixing bowl. In a separate bowl, whisk together oil, orange juice, sugar and vanilla. Mix wet ingredients into the dry ones, then add eggs, one at a time. Scrape down the bowl to ensure all ingredients are incorporated.

Pour half of batter into prepared pan. Spread half of apples over it. Pour the remaining batter over the apples and arrange the remaining apples on top. Bake for about 1 1/2 hours, or until a tester comes out clean.

after get done baking turn oven off. Let stand in oven for 30-35 mins... take out to cool.

( Top picture is Top of Cake, 2nd picture is bottom of cake) it's not burnt, it's golden brown, The flavor will BLOW YOU away!!!