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Jewish Apple Cake

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Serves | Prep Time 15 minutes | Cook Time 1.5 hours


1 cup Crisco
2 cups sugar
3 cups flour
4 eggs
1/2 cup orange juice
1 tsp. salt
2 1/2 tsp. vanilla
3 tsp. baking powder
3 tsp. cinnamon
6-8 large Macintosh apples

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Grease and flour a large tube pan.

Mix first 8 ingredients until smooth.

Peel apples and cut into 1/8" slices.

Mix cinnamon with 5-6 tbsp. sugar.

Pour 1/2 of batter into pan, top with 1/2 of apples, then 1/2 of sugar.

Repeat with remainder.

Bake for 1 1/2 hours.

Cool 1 hour.

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I received this recipe from a previous coworker of mine who used to be an assistant pastry chef. He had made it for an office party and it was just that delicious!

Would it be possible to substitute margarine/butter or oil instead of shortening?

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