September is a great time to learn about apples, and Apples to Oregon is a fun book that tells how some of the first fruit trees in the west made the journey. This is a book that is enjoyable for all ages and if you want to take the learning deeper, we even have a free unit study available at Homeschool Share!
I’ve got a yummy apple cake recipe to share with you this month! This is actually more like a bread, but it’s still delicious! Best of all, most of the ingredients are things you probably already have on hand.
It should end up looking like this! Pour the batter into a greased loaf pan and pop it in the oven. It won’t take long for your kitchen to start smelling really good! If you want to save some for another time, you can freeze the batter and then defrost and cook it later.
Here’s the complete recipe:
- 2 cups chopped raw apples
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 egg
- 1/2 cup cooking oil
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup nuts
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1 1/2 cups flour
- Chop apples and sprinkle sugar over them.
- Stir in remaining ingredients until well blended.
- Bake in a greased loaf pan for one hour at 350 degrees.