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
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.