Apple Bundt Cake
2 cups apples - peeled, cored and diced
1 tablespoon white sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
3 cups all-purpose flour
3 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups white sugar
1 cup vegetable oil
1/4 cup orange juice
2 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup chopped walnuts
1/4 cup confectioners' sugar for dusting
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 10 inch Bundt
or tube pan. In a medium bowl, combine the diced apples, 1 tablespoon white
sugar and 1 teaspoon cinnamon; set aside. Sift together the flour, baking powder
and salt; set aside.
In a large bowl, combine 2 cups white sugar, oil, orange
juice, vanilla and eggs. Beat at high speed until smooth. Stir in flour mixture.
Fold in chopped walnuts.
Pour 1/3 of the batter into prepared pan. Sprinkle with 1/2
of the apple mixture. Alternate layers of batter and filling, ending with
Bake in preheated oven for 55 to 60 minutes, or until the top
springs back when lightly touched. Let cool in pan for 10 minutes, then turn out
onto a wire rack and cool completely. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar.