Apple Walnut Cake
Ingredients: 4 cups coarsely chopped peeled apples (8 small, 6 medium, 4 large) 1¾ cups sugar 2 eggs ½ cup oil 2 teaspoons vanilla 2 cups sifted flour 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons cinnamon ½ cup chopped walnuts * Preheat oven to 350°F * Combine apples and sugar in medium sized bowl. Set aside. * Combine flour, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon in another medium sized bowl. * In a large mixing bowl, mix eggs, oil, and vanilla. Beat for 1 minute at medium speed. * Add bowl of dry stuff and bowl of apple stuff alternately (a little of each at a time) into the big bowl with the egg mixture. * Stir in the walnuts. * Grease and flour a 9x13x2 inch cake pan. * Pour mixture into pan and bake for 45-50 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out dry. * If desired, drizzle top of cake with lemon glaze. Lemon Glaze Ingredients: 1 cup confectioner's sugar 1½ tablespoons lemon juice ½ teaspoon vanilla 1 tablespoon corn syrup * Beat all ingredients together until smooth. * If needed, add a slight amount of warm water to make it drizzly.