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German Apple Cake (Adapted)



2 cups flour
¼ cup wheat germ
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon nutmeg

4 cups diced peeled tart cooking apples (4 large)
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup packed brown sugar
½ cup oil
2 eggs, well beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla

  • Stir together flour, wheat germ, baking powder, cinnamon, salt and nutmeg: set aside.
  • In large bowl combine apples, sugars, oil, eggs and vanilla.
  • Add flour mixture; stir gently with wooden spoon to blend well.
  • Turn into greased 9x13 baking pan.
  • Bake in preheated 350°F oven 50 minutes or until cake pulls away from sides of pan.
  • Cool in pan on rack.
  • Cut into pieces.

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