Double Apple Walnut Cake

Double Apple Walnut Cake
Makes 1 loaf

The double apple contains both applesauce and diced apple. Together with the syrup and nuts, they make this version of the cake deliciously rich. Read the original post here.

1/2 cup oil
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup maple syrup
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
1 cup flour
1/2 cup whole wheat flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 apple, peeled, cored, and diced
1/2 cup raisins
1/2 cup walnuts, chopped

Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a loaf pan.

In a medium bowl, stir together the flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, salt, baking powder, and raisins. In another bowl, beat the eggs with the sugar, vanilla, applesauce, and vegetable oil until thick. Fold the dry ingredients into the wet just until well blended. Stir in the apples and the nuts. Pour into the prepared loaf pan or pans and bake 1 hour, until it tests done. Remove from the pan and cool on a rack.

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