4 c apples, coarsly chopped
2 c sugar
---mix apples and sugar together and let stand 1-2 hours)
1/2 c oil
2 t vanilla
2 C sifted flour (OK, we don't really "need" to sift it these days)
1 c nuts, chopped (toasted walnuts work just fine)
1 c raisins
2 t baking soda ( combine the dry ingredients with the raisins,
2 t cinnamon nuts and orange rind before adding the eggs vanilla and oil.)
1 t nutmeg
1 t grated orange rind
1 t salt
Pre-heat oven to 350º
Mix all together in the usual way, after apples and sugar have been standing for 1 – 2 hours. Bake in a greased & floured pan at 350º until done. Approximately 1 hour.
That was Betty's instructions from the 30s
Combine apples and sugar and set aside for 1 or 2 hours
Mix together the eggs, oil and vanilla. Set aside.
Combine dry ingredients.
Add egg and apple mixtures to the mixed dry ingredients and mix well
Bake in a greased & floured bunt pan at 350º until done. Approximately 1 hour.