Recipe of the Month - February

Apple bundt

Apple Bundt Cake


  • 4 medium Golden Delicious apples, peeled, cut into 1/3-inch pieces
  • 5 tbsp. plus 2½ cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • ¼ cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange peel
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3½ teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • Powdered sugar


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Oil and flour Bundt pan.
  • Mix apple pieces, 5 tablespoons sugar, and ground cinnamon in medium bowl.
  • Combine 2½ cups sugar, eggs, vegetable oil, orange juice, orange peel, and vanilla extract in large bowl. Whisk to blend.
  • Stir flour, baking powder, and salt into egg mixture.
  • Spoon 1½ cups batter into prepared pan. Top with half of apple mixture.
  • Cover with 1½ cups batter. Top with remaining apples, then batter.
  • Bake cake until top is brown and tester inserted near center comes out with moist crumbs attached, about 1 hour 30 minutes.
  • Cool cake in pan on rack 15 minutes.
  • Run knife around sides of pan to loosen. Turn cake out onto rack.
  • Cool at least 45 minutes. Dust with powdered sugar.
  • Serve slightly warm or at room temperature. Serves 6 to 8 people.

Jen Anderson is a Talent Acquisition Specialist in Human Resources at APD. Her sister shared this recipe with her almost 20 years ago. It has a nice flavor, gets a great crust, and you can eat it for breakfast or dessert.