In other sporting news, this weekend the Olympics start! And you know there's no better way to support the (American) athletes than with apple
APPLE CHIP CAKE (makes 2 - 8" rounds)
Recipe from Aunt Linda
1 1/4 c. vegetable oil
2 c. sugar
3 c. apples (peeled, cored, and cut into small pieces)
1/2 c. chopped pecans
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. vanilla
3 c. flour
1. Beat together vegetable oil, sugar and eggs.
2. Stir in remaining ingredients in the order listed. The batter will be thick but smooth.
3. Pour into 2 layer cake pans (do not grease the pans). Bake at 350˚ for 50-60 minutes (check doneness with toothpick in center of cake). Serve warm or cold, with or without ice cream.