The best apple cake you have ever tasted. If desired, add 1/2 cup nuts and 1/2 cup raisins.
Raw Apple Cake
3/4 cup vegetable oil
2 cups white sugar
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
3 cups chopped Granny Smith apples
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1 tablespoon milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 pinch salt
2 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar
1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F(175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9×13 inch pan.
2 Chop apples finely and place into a large bowl. In a separate bowl, beat eggs and oil together and pour over apples. Let stand while mixing the dry ingredients.
3 in a medium bowl, mix sugar, flour, 1 teaspoon salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and baking soda. Fold into apples, eggs and oil and mix well. Batter will be thick.
4 Pour into prepared 9×13 inch pan, and bake at 350 degrees F ( 175 degrees C) for 45 minutes. Once cool frost with Cream Cheese Icing.
5 To Make Cream Cheese Frosting: In a medium bowl, combine cream cheese, milk, vanilla and pinch of salt. Gradually add sugar, beating until frosting is smooth. Add additional milk, 1 tablespoon at a time, until frosting is desired consistency.