1 1/2 cups sugar
1 1/2 tsp baking soda
3 cup AP flour
1/4 tsp nutmeg
1/4 tsp ground cloves
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp salt
3 eggs-beaten
1/2 cup butter-melted
1 tsp vanilla
3 cups peeled, diced apples
1 cup chopped pecans-or nuts of choice

1. Sift sugar, baking soda, flour, spices and salt together into a large bowl.
2. Add eggs, butter, and vanilla; mix well.
3. Add apples and nuts; stir just until mixed.
4. Pour into a prepared tube pan. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 1 hour.
5. Remove from oven and cool before removing from pan.

Note: Can mix 1/3 cup powdered sugar, 1/2 tsp choice of flavoring, and a few tbsp water to create a glaze. Whisk until desired consistency. Then drizzle onto top of cake.