VICKIE CHENEY'S McINTOSH CAKE
5 McIntosh apples 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 3 cups unsifted flour 2 cups sugar 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 4 eggs, unbeaten 1 cup vegetable oil 1/2 cup orange juice 2 teaspoons vanilla Pare apples and cut in thin slices (about 5 cups). Mix sugar and cinnamon, sprinkle over apples, toss lightly, and set aside.Skip to next paragraph
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Combine remaining ingredients in large mixing bowl in order listed and blend with electric mixer on low speed for 1 minute, then 4 minutes at medium speed.
Grease a 10-inch tube pan and fill with alternating layers of batter and sliced apples, beginning and ending with batter. There will be 3 layers of batter and 2 of apples.
Bake at 350 degrees F. for 1 1/2 hours. Yield: 16 to 18 servings.
In 2 loaf pans, cook 1 hour 5 minutes. Note: Other favorite all-purpose apples may be substituted.