Saturday, February 23, 2008

Dick Gillis’ Apple Cake
Saturday, February 23rd, 2008
Peel and slice three large apples, and set aside.
2 tsps cinnamon
5 tbsp sugar
1/4 cup chopped nuts (optional)

In large bowl, put:
3 cups unsifted all purpose flour (Dick says use 1/2 white, 1/2 whole wheat)
3 tsp baking poder
2 cups sugar
1 cup Wesson (or salad) oil
4 eggs
1/4 cup orange or pineapple juice
2 1/2 tsp vanilla

Beat together till smooth, Batter is stiff and thick.
Grease and flour 10 in tube pan
Put in 1/2 the batter, then 1/2 the apples
Cover with 1/2 connamon-sugar mixture
Repeat with the rest of the ingredients

Bake at 375 degF for 1 hour and 15 minutes

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