Elsie's Apple Cake, by way of Steve Kindel
1 cup of oil
1 1/2 cups of sugar—I mix brown and white sugar
3 cups flour
1 tsp salt
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp vanilla
3 cups of peeled, sliced apples—I use Rome, Delicious or McIntosh
1 cup chopped walnuts
1 cup raisins
Beat the oil and sugar together; add eggs, beat until creamy.
Add the vanilla.
Sift together the flour, salt, cinnamon and baking soda.
Stir thse dry ingredients into the batter
Add the raisins, nuts and apples.
The batter will be quite stiff.
Spoon batter into a buttered, floured angel's food or bundt pan.
Bake at 350 degrees for an hour or so.