3 cups all-purpose flour
2½ cups white sugar
3 teaspoons baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
3 apples – peeled, cored and sliced
1 cup vegetable oil
½ cup orange juice
2½ teaspoons vanilla extract
5 tablespoons white sugar
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
Grease and flour one 10 inch tube pan.
Sprinkle sliced apples with 5 tablespoons white sugar and the ground cinnamon.
Toss to coat and set aside.
Mix the flour, eggs, 2 1/2 cups sugar, baking powder, salt, vegetable oil, orange juice and vanilla until well blended.
Batter will be fairly stiff.
Pour 1/2 of the batter into the prepared pan.
Place the apple mixture over the batter then pour the remaining batter over the top.
Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 60 to 80 minutes.
Let cake cool in pan.