(WBTV) - Barbara McKay's Fresh Apple Cake
- 3 eggs
- 2 cups sugar
- 1 ½ cups vegetable oil or melted coconut oil
- 3 cups flour
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1 (8oz) package chopped dates
- 1 can flaked coconut
- 1 ½ cups pecans
- 1 cup chopped maraschino cherries
- 2 tsp vanilla
- 3 cups chopped fresh apples
Beat the eggs until thick. Gradually beat in the sugar and oil.
Combine the flour, soda and cinnamon.
Mix a little of this flour mixture with the dates to keep them from sticking.
Add all ingredients to the egg mixture. Pour into a well-greased and floured tube pan.
Bake at 300 degrees for 1 hour and 20 minutes or until it tests done.