Cousin Jane Firestone sent this recipe for apple cake from Aunt Vega.
VEGA’S CHOPPED APPLE CAKE
Preheat oven to 350
4 C. chopped apples 3 /4 c. chopped walnuts (optional)
2 C. granulated sugar Your favorite light frosting (optional)
2/3 C vegetable oil 9x9 baking dish or pan
2 C. wheat or spelt flour
2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp salt & 2 tsp baking soda
2 eggs or 4 oz. egg substitute
Mix all dry ingredients thoroughly. Add lightly beaten eggs to the dry mixture along with vegetable oil. Mix and add chopped apples, with or without peels. Add chopped nuts and lightly mix again. Turn into 9 x 9 greased and floured baking pan. Cook for 45 minutes.
The cake can be cut and served plain after cooling, or frosted with a light sugar or cream cheese frosting. This recipe freezes well when wrapped in freezer paper or foil to be reheated and enjoyed later. JF