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Chunky Apple-Cinnamon Cake

 Chunky Apple-Cinnamon Cake
Here's a nice change from apple pie that’s tasty and worthy of a special get-together—plus, it’s very easy to make. Add a scoop of ice cream if you like. —Ellen Ruzinsky, Yorktown Heights, NY
15 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 2-3/4 pounds McIntosh, Jonathan or Granny Smith apples, peeled and thinly sliced (11 cups)
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 teaspoons ground cinnamon, divided
  • 1 cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar, divided
  • 1 cup canola oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons orange juice
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 425°. In a large bowl, toss apples with brown
  • sugar and 2 teaspoons cinnamon.
  • In a large bowl, beat 1 cup sugar, oil, eggs, orange juice and
  • vanilla until well blended. In another bowl, whisk flour, baking
  • powder and salt; gradually beat into sugar mixture.
  • Transfer half of the batter to an ungreased 13x9-in. baking pan. Top
  • with apples. Spread remaining batter over apples. Mix remaining
  • sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over top. Bake 10 minutes.
  • Reduce oven setting to 375°. Bake 35-45 minutes or until golden
  • brown and apples are tender. Cool on a wire rack. Yield: 15

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Directions (continued)

  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 piece equals 349 calories, 17 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 56 mg cholesterol, 138 mg sodium, 47 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.