4 large or 6 small Golden Delicious apples
5 tablespoons sugar
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 cup oil
1/4 cup orange juice
2 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
1 1/2 cups sugar
3 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
3 cups flour
Peel and slice apples into half-moons, combine in bowl with sugar and cinnamon. Set aside.
Preheat oven 350 F.
Combine wet ingredients in bowl using mixer until well blended.
Add remaining ingredients and mix until combined.
Batter will be very thick. Grease a tube or Bundt pan and pour half the batter into pan. Arrange half the apples without liquid, over the batter, then add rest of the batter and arrange remaining apples on top.
Bake 1 1/2 hours or until golden brown.
Let cool completely before removing from pan