3 cups Honeycrisp apples, peeled, cored & diced
3 tsp cinnamon
6 tbsp, plus 2 cups, sugar, divided
3 cups flour
3 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
1 cup oil
4 eggs, beaten
¼ cup orange juice
1 tsp vanilla
Heat oven to 350 F.
In medium bowl, mix apples, cinnamon and 5 tablespoons sugar until combined. Set aside.
In large bowl, mix flour, 2 cups sugar, baking powder and salt until combined. Form well in middle of mixture. Add oil, eggs, orange juice and vanilla; mix until blended.
In springform pan, pour half of batter. Add apple mixture. Pour remaining batter over apple mixture. Sprinkle remaining sugar over batter.
Bake 40-50 minutes, or until top is golden brown and tester comes out clean and dry.
Drizzle with icing, if desired.
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