Mom's Fresh Apple Cake

Mom's Fresh Apple Cake
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Mary Alice Proffitt – Down Home Kitchen

1 teaspoon cinnamon
3 cups flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
2 cups sugar
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup melted butter
3 eggs
4 cups peeled, cored, chopped apples
1 cup chopped pecans
1+ teaspoon vanilla
3/4 to 1 cup sour cream

Combine flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder, and sugar.

Add oil and eggs and beat to combine.

Stir in apples, pecans, vanilla, and sour cream.  Batter will be stiff.

Put batter in an ungreased 10-inch tube pan.  Bake 1 hour at 350 degrees F.

Cool in pan 20 minutes before turning out onto wire rack to cool completely.


1/4 cup butter
1 cup brown sugar
Pinch salt
3 tablespoons whipping cream
1/2 teaspoon vanilla

In a saucepan, melt butter.

Add sugar, salt, and cream, stirring to combine.  Cook 2 minutes.

Add vanilla.

Yummy!  Pour over cooled cake.  Oh yeah.