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Ingredients

Nonstick cooking spray
2 cups sugar
4 eggs
1 cup oil
3 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups diced apples
1 cup raisins
1 cup chopped nuts
GLAZE:
1-1/3 cup confectioners' sugar
2 tablespoons apple juice
Chopped nuts

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray fluted bundt pan with nonstick cooking spray. For cake beat sugar and eggs for 5 minutes. Slowly beat in oil. Beat in flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and vanilla. With a spoon, stir in apples, raisins and nuts. Spread in pan. Bake 1 hour and 10 minutes. Remove from pan. For glaze combine confectioners' sugar and apple juice. Mix well. Spoon over cake, letting some run down sides. Sprinkle on nuts.

Nancy O'Mary
Rock Island



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