This recipe is for a coffee cake studded with fresh apple chunks and with a crumble topping.


For the Apple Filling and Topping:
 2 T cinnamon
 5 T sugar
 5 to 6 cups sliced apples (Granny Smiths are recommended)
 For the cake:
 2 c sugar
 1 c applesauce
 4 t vanilla
 1/2 c orange juice
 pinch salt
 4 egg equivalents, lightly beaten
 3 c unbleached all-purpose flour
 1 T baking powder
 1 t nutmeg


Procedures: Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Grease a 12-cup tube or bundt pan with Pam.
 Combine cinnamon and sugar and set aside 1 tablespoon.  Toss prepared
 apples with the remainder and set aside.
 For the cake, whisk together sugar, applesauce, vanilla, oj, salt, and eggs
.  Combine flour, baking powder, and nutmeg and fold into sugar mixture.
 Spoon a little more than one-third of the batter into prepared pan.  Cover
 with half of apple mixture, then spoon in remaining batter and apple slices
.  Sprinkle top lightly with the reserved cinnamon-sugar.
 Bake in preheated oven for 1 hour or until done.  Loosen sides with a
 butter knife, then invert cake onto a plate for serving.

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