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German Apple Cake Recipe

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This recipe for German Apple Cake, by , is from The Meyer Family Cookbook - Generations of Family Recipes , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Ashley Frieders
Added: Friday, January 13, 2006


3 cups flour
3 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
4 eggs
1/2 cup orange juice
2 1/2 tsp. vanilla
4 cups thinly sliced peeled apples
2 tsp. cinnamon
3 Tbls. powdered sugar
1 cup vegetable oil
2 cups sugar

Combine flour, baking powder & salt. In a large mixing bowl, beat eggs & sugar together. Combine oil & orange juice & add alternately with dry ingredients. Mix until smooth: add vanilla & beat well.

Pour half the batter into a greased/floured tube pan. Arrange half the apples over the batter.

Combine cinnamon & 3 Tbls. sugar & sprinkle over the apples. Top with remaining batter, apples & cinnamon/sugar.

Bake @ 350 for 1 hr. & 10 min until cake tester comes out clean.

Allow the cake to cool 1 hr. before removing from the pan. Cool apple side up on a rack. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a recipe that I made for a project in my chemistry class in 2001.




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