Today I will give you a recipe. My friend Susie gave me one for German Apple Cake. I modified it by reducing the flour, sugar and oil, and adding oats for fiber. I also increased the nuts. The original recipe called for walnuts, but I only had 1/4 cup. And I eliminated the frosting, and will dust with confectioners’ sugar instead. I also added the banana and raisins, because they were here. Please tell me if you like it. (We just ate some, and damn, I’m good.) There is only a hint of banana taste, it’s mostly toasted pecans, apples and cinnamon flavors. My house smells like heaven.

Kats’ Apple Cake

1+½ cups flour
½ cup oats
1+½ cups sugar
2 tsp. cinnamon
1tsp. soda
½ tsp. salt
4 apples, chopped
1 banana, chopped
1/3 cup raisins
2 eggs, beaten
¾ cup oil
1Tbsp. Water
Mix all dry ingredients. Add all wet ingredients, and mix well.

Top with:
¼ cup walnuts
¾ cup pecans
Bake at 350* for 45-60 minutes.

Sprinkle with confectioners’ sugar before serving.

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