Desserts

Jewish Apple Cake Mary & John

5 cooking apples
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
2 & 1/3 cups sugar
1 cup butter or margarine
4 eggs
3 cups flour
3 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup orange juice
1 & 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 teaspoon almond extract

Peel and core apples, then quarter and slice. Combine apples, cinnamon and 1/3 cup sugar. In another bowl, cream together butter and remaining sugar until fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each. Stir together flour, baking powder and salt; add to batter. Add juice and extracts. Continue mixing until batter is smooth (it will be thick). Place into a greased and floured tube pan as follows: batter, layer of apples, batter, layer of apples, batter. Bake in a 350-degree oven for 1 1/2 hours or until cake tests done.



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