Fresh Apple Cake

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Total Time
30 mins
1 hr 30 mins

A fresh apple cake that bakes beautifully, smells wonderful and tastes sinfully delicious! The recipe was given to me by sister who got it from a friend. A great cake for bazaars, fund-raisers, potluck suppers, picnics, or a special family occasion. This freezes very well. NOTE: Gram/ounce measurements are from King Arthur Flour Cookbook

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Spray tube pan with Baker's Joy (tm) or grease and flour pan.
  3. Place raisins in bourbon and micowave on High 25 seconds.
  4. Set aside to let raisins plump up.
  5. Put all dry ingredients into a bowl.
  6. In a large mixing bowl, combine egg and oil.
  7. Add sugar and apples.
  8. Mix well.
  9. Gradually add dry ingredients to make a batter.
  10. Then add nuts, vanulla, and the raisins with bourbon.
  11. Mix, but do not over-mix.
  12. Pour into prepared pan.
  13. Bake 1 1/2 hours or until toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean.
  14. Cool 10 minutes or so.
  15. Remove from tube pan and let cool completely.
  16. NOTE: You can substitute Bosc pears for the apples, if you like.