Old Fashioned Apple Crumb Cake


2 eggs
2 C sugar
1 1/2 C corn oil
2 tsp. vanilla extract
3 C all purpose flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 C pecan pieces
2 C Granny Smith apples, cored, peeled and chopped
1/2 C (1 stick) butter or margarine
1/4 C milk
1 C brown sugar


Place the eggs in a large mixing bowl. Add the sugar, corn oil and vanilla extract. Stir well to combine all the ingredients being sure the sugar is completely moistened.

In a separate bowl sift together the flour, salt, baking soda and cinnamon. Add the flour mixture to the egg mixture a little at a time being sure to stir after each addition. When all the flour mixture has been added, continue stirring until completely moistened. Stir in the pecan pieces. Gently fold in the chopped apples.

Heat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour a large cake pan. Pour batter into the cake pan evenly. Bake for 50 minutes or until toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

In a saucepan over low heat combine the butter, milk and brown sugar. Bring mixture to a boil. Continue boiling 2 minutes. Pour mixture over hot cake and spread out evenly.

Serves 12.

Any type of cooking apple will work in this recipe.

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