Blue Ribbon Apple Cake
|All purpose flour||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Sugar||2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs) (Divided)|
|Baking powder||1 Tablespoon|
|Vegetable oil||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Orange juice||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Vanilla extract||2 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Baking apples||4 Medium, peeled and thinly sliced|
|Ground cinnamon||2 Teaspoon|
|Confectionery sugar||1 Tablespoon|
In a mixing bowl, combine flour, 2 cups sugar, baking powder and salt.
Combine eggs, oil, orange juice and vanilla; add to the flour mixture and mix well.
In a bowl, toss apples with cinnamon and remaining sugar.
Spread a third of the batter into a greased 10-in.tube pan.
Top with half the apples.
Carefully spread remaining batter over apples.
Bake at 350° for 55-65 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted near the center comes out clean.
Cool in pan 15 minutes before removing to a wire rack; cool.
Dust with confectioners' sugar.