Apple Bundt Cake


3 cups flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup vegetable oil
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup packed brown sugar
2 eggs
3 cups diced raw cooking apples (Granny Smith, Braeburn, or Honeycrisp)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
½ teaspoon cinnamon

Sugar Topping:
¼ cup butter, melted
½ cup packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven at 350°F. Grease and flour a large Bundt pan; set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, stir together the flour, salt, and baking soda.
  3. Add the oil, sugars, eggs, apples, vanilla, and cinnamon to the flour mixture; stir until well-blended.
  4. Pour batter into prepared Bundt pan, spreading evenly.
  5. Bake for 60 minutes at 350°F oven.
  6. While cake is baking to make topping: In a small saucepan melt butter; add brown sugar and vanilla. Stir until smooth.
  7. After cake is finished baking while cake is hot and still in pan, pour the topping over the cake allowing it to seep into the sides.
  8. Invert onto a serving platter after the cake has cooled for 15 minutes or so.
  9. Garnish with whipping cream, if desired.

Makes 10 – 12 servings.

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Anna Gall with her husband, Dean live in historic St. Charles, Missouri. Anna travels, gardens, cooks, teaches culinary classes at the local community college, antiques, reads, and writes two blogs on topics she is most passionate about, organic gardening, kitchen creations, home life, and wholeness as a woman. During her summer 2021 residency at the Writers' Colony at Dairy Hollow, Anna started her first book, a series of short stories with a culinary theme.