Marie’s mom traditionally prepared this wonderful cake during the holiday season.

1¼ cup vegetable oil
2 eggs, well beaten
2 cups sugar
3 cups chopped apples
1 cup chopped pecans
3 cups flour
1 tsp. cinnamon
½ tsp. salt
1 tsp. soda
2 tsp. vanilla

Combine oil and sugar; add eggs and beat until creamy. Fold in dry ingredients; add vanilla, apples and nuts. Bake 1½ hours at 300 degrees in a greased and floured tube pan or 3 loaf pans. Sprinkle with powdered sugar as desired.