Granny Smith Apple Cake




  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 cups Granny Smith apples, diced
  • 1/4 cups pecans, chopped
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cup applesauce
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 large eggs
  • cooking spray


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F
  2. To prepare cake, lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife
  3. Combine flour and the next four ingredients (flour through nutmeg) in a large bowl; stir with a whisk
  4. Add apples and pecans; toss gently to combine
  5. Make a well in the center of the mixture
  6. Combine sugar, applesauce, vanilla, and eggs in a bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until well blended
  7. Add flour to mixture
  8. Stir  until just moist
  9. Spoon batter into 13 X 9 inch pan coated with cooking spray
  10. Bake for 55 minutes

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