For the Apple Filling and Topping:
2 T cinnamon
5 T sugar
5 to 6 cups sliced apples (Granny Smiths are recommended)
For the cake:
2 c sugar
1 c applesauce
4 t vanilla
1/2 c orange juice
4 egg equivalents, lightly beaten
3 c unbleached all-purpose flour
1 T baking powder
1 t nutmeg
Procedures : Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 12-cup tube or bundt pan with Pam.
Combine cinnamon and sugar and set aside 1 tablespoon. Toss prepared
apples with remainder and set aside.
For the cake, whisk together sugar, applesauce, vanilla, oj, salt, and
eggs. Combine flour, baking powder, and nutmeg and fold into sugar mixture.
Spoon a little more than one-third of the batter into prepared pan. Cover
with half of apple mixture, then spoon in remaining batter and apple
slices. Sprinkle top lightly with the reserved cinnamon-sugar.
Bake in preheated oven for 1 hour or until done. Loosen sides with a
butter knife, then invert cake onto a plate for serving.