Apple Cake

Fresh Apple Cake Recipe

  • 2 cups sugar
  • ½ cup Crisco oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup pecans
  • 1 small can coconut
  • 3 cups tart apples, grated
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Combine sugar, oil, vanilla, and eggs; beat well. Sift together dry ingredients. Add slowly to liquid. Fold in nuts, coconut, and apples. Bake in a greased tube pan for 80 minutes. Let cake cool before removing from pan. Make icing by mixing powdered sugar, vanilla, and water; pour over cake while warm.

Editor’s note: While the original recipe says to bake this cake for 80 minutes, our recipe tester recommends baking it for no more than 60 minutes.

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