Recipes from Italy~ Grandma's Apple Cake - Torta della Nonna

by Ashley in Italy /
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May 08, 2009 / 0 comments

This is Jason's Grandma's apple cake recipe - no-fail, super moist apple cake recipe!

Grandma's Apple Cake

Torta di Mele della Nonna

3 cups flour
1 cup oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
5-6 apples, thinly sliced
1 1/4 cups sugar
4 eggs
1/3 cup orange juice
3 teaspoon baking powder
2 teaspoons cinnamon

In a large bowl, mix together all the ingredients except apples, beat until smooth.

In another bowl, mix sliced apples with cinnamon and 2 tablespoons of sugar.

In  greased 10 inch tube pan, make layers of batter 1/3 at a time, then a layer of apples.  Ending with apples on top.

Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour 15 minutes until a pick comes out clean.

grandma's apple cake
Ashley Bartner is the Living in Italy Editor for Wandering Educators.

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