Amy’s Aromatic Apple Cake (non-dairy)

(Serves 16) 


For the Pan:


2-4 tbsp margarine

3 tbsp sugar

1 tbsp cinnamon

1 tsp ginger

1/2 tsp nutmeg

Pinch of ground cloves


5 apples, peeled, cored, cut in eighths

1/2 tsp ground cloves

1 tsp ground cinnamon

2 tsp ground ginger

1 tsp ground nutmeg

2 tbsp sugar


3 cups flour

3 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp salt

4 Eggs

1 cup canola oil

1/2 cup apple juice or apple cider

1 tsp vanilla

2 cups sugar

For the Pan:

1) Grease the Bundt pan with margarine.

2) Combine the sugars and spices and then using sifter or a tea ball sprinkle, shake, turn until all surfaces are coated.

3) Chill in freezer until ready to bake.

For the Filling:

Combine all ingredients well and set aside.

For the Cake:

1) Preheat Oven to 350 degrees.

2) Combine flour, baking powder and salt in a bowl.

3) Whisk eggs together well in a large bowl, then stir in oil, and then the juice and vanilla.

4) Add sugar a little at a time while whisking. Then add flour mixture the same way.

5) Pour 1/3 of the batter into the chilled Bundt pan. Layer in half the filling, 1/3 batter, 1/2 of the filling, and top with remaining 1/3 of the batter.

6) Bake on center rack for 1 hour or more. Edges should have pulled away from the pan. Check for doneness with toothpick or finger touch.

7) Let cool for 15 minutes on rack before turning out of the pan.

8) Serve when cool. Use a serrated knife to slice.