"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali


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This recipe for APPLE TORTE CAKE, by , is from MOM'S COOKING, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.


Added: Monday, August 27, 2007


2 cups sugar
4 cups Mcintosh apples, peeled and chopped
3 eggs, slightly beaten
3/4 cup oil
2 cups flour
1 1/2 tsp. Baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
3/4 tsp. cinnamon
3/4 tsp. nutmeg
1 tsp. vanilla
3/4 cup walnuts, chopped

Mix apples and sugar together and let stand 15 minutes. After 15 minutes add eggs, oil and vanilla, mix well with wooden spoon.

Sift together dry ingredients. Add gradually to apple mixture. Stir in nuts.

Pour into greased and floured 9" x 13" baking pan.

Bake 350 1 hour

Serve topped with Cool Whip.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is my favorite fall desert.




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