A sweet and fruity delight, this enchanting layered coffee cake is a snap to make.
INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 tablespoon baking powder
- 2 cups white sugar
- 1 cup vegetable oil
- 4 eggs
- 1/2 cup orange juice
- 4 apples - peeled, cored and sliced
- 5 tablespoons white sugar
- 5 tablespoons brown sugar
- 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 10 inch tube pan.
In a large bowl, stir together flour and baking powder. In a separate bowl, beat together 2 cups sugar, vegetable oil, eggs. Stir egg mixture into flour mixture, alternately with orange juice, until smooth. In a small bowl, combine 5 tablespoons white sugar, 5 tablespoons brown sugar and 2 teaspoons cinnamon.
Pour 1/2 of batter into prepared pan. Add 1/2 of the apples then 1/2 of the cinnamon sugar mixture. Repeat laying with remaining ingredients.
Bake in preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into center of cake comes out clean, about 50 to 70 minutes. Let cool for 15 to 20 minutes, invert on a plate and serve.