Apple Cinnamon Cake

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At some point in the semester, you may have forgotten that you transferred to the University of Anchorage. Because its colder than freaking Alaska. The University has shut down it’s so cold. When it is literally too cold to learn, there may be a problem. Just like our forefathers that fought in WWI, we must bunker down and consume whisky to survive.

Warm cider with a healthy serving of rum is a good choice. Time to break out all of the supplies left in your fridge. There’s no way you’re leaving the house…until you hear the first snow ball hit the window. Your buddies from across the street have started pelting your house. Time to move the party outside to the frozen tundra.

After a couple hours of ruthlessly playing in the snow, you realize it’s time for a warm meal. Since there’s too much snow to drive anywhere, you start searching for ingredients. There’s the leftover bag of apples from your sangria night. Some left over cider and cinnamon from your drinks. Now all you need is some sugar.¬†Well that’s what neighbors are for right?

Apple Cinnamon Cake is a delicious addition to any cold situation. Perfect for winter days, birthdays, or cake parties. Load it up with juicy apples and cinnamon. Just hope you have enough so you can survive another snow day. Winter has come.

3 apples, peeled
3/4 cup of flour
1/4 cup of whole wheat flour (can do 1 cup of normal flour if you do not have whole wheat flour)
1 Tablespoon of baking powder
1/2 cup of sugar
1 Tablespoon of cinnamon
2 eggs
1 Tablespoon of vanilla extract
1 Tablespoon of vinegar
3/4 cup of olive oil
3/4 cup of apple cider or apple juice

1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

2. Peel the apples and cut into small pieces. Since these are going directly into the cake, cut the apples as small as you would like. Add some of the cinnamon to the apples and coat. Eat a bunch of the apple pieces.
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3. In two bowls, combine the dry ingredients in one and the wet ingredients into another. Stir the wet ingredients thoroughly in a larger bowl. Combine the two bowls by slowly pouring the dry ingredients into the wet batter. Stir until a thicker batter forms.
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4. Grease a pan and add a layer of batter to the bottom. Add in a layer of apples. Top with another layer of batter, then apples, then batter. Place into the oven.
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5. Bake for 40-50 minutes. Test to see if it is done by placing a knife into the cake. If the knife comes out clean it is cooked through. If batter is stuck to the knife, it will require additional cooking time.
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6. Go do something stupid in the snow with your friends