I had plenty of apples on hand and decided to make this cake for one of my dad's friends as soon as I got hold of the recipe. This cake baked beautifully and my house smelt wonderful while it baked. He enjoyed the cake and I just wanted to say thank you to you for sharing a good, easy to follow and wonderful recipe! Thanks a bunch!
I had a box full of Asian pears from my lovely Korean neighbors for Chuseok, so I used those instead of apples. Also, only used 1 cup of oil and I didn't have any nuts. I sprinkled some brown sugar over the top before I put it in the oven. It was so yummy. Perfect consistency. Not too gooey, not too cakey. Also, I only baked it for 45 minutes.
My husband is the baker in this house, I wanted to make a treat for him and this recipe had all of his faves in it and looked easy enough for me to attempt. I was a little intimidated by the amount of oil so I substituted 1 cup of oil with 1 cup of apple sauce and it turned out wonderful. I didn't put in any nuts because I didn't have them. I also used a spoon, I just couldn't wrap my mind around sticking my hands into it. lol I found that I only needed to bake it for 35 minutes, I'm not sure if this was because of the substitution. Very nice, easy cake---thanks!
I had my family over for dinner and wanted to make something that was easy to prepare. I decided on this one. I left out the raisins, as we don't like them, but otherwise made the same. This was comforting, and really good! The kids wanted theirs with ice cream and the adults had theirs with whipped cream. Both ways pleased us all. Another one for my recipe files for us to enjoy!
My family loved this and requested that it be made again. I personally thought it was good, but too oily for my taste. I'll definitely use applesauce next time, at least for a portion of the oil. The apples took the most time, and that still was only minutes. This was very quick and easy. I cooked it for the whole hour, and it may have been able to go for less time. All in all it was pretty good, and I'm sure I'll be making it again, if nothing else for the ease. Thanks Brenda.
I tried it and this is a fabulous cake! I loved how easy it was to make and how wonderful it made the house smell. My cake actually only needed 45 mins. to bake. Any longer and it would have dried out. I will be making this again. Thanks for posting!
I've made this with and without applesauce, but never with nuts or raisins--personal preference. It's much denser with applesauce, but the cake comes out crisper on top wtih oil. I've even made it with Asian pears and manderin oranges. This is a great recipe!
This is a delicious cake. As one of the reviewers suggested I substituted 1 cup apple sauce for oil and it baked to a lovely brown colour. Added a teaspoon of almond essence too - just to make it more kid friendly! This one's a treat! Thanks BrendaM!