Spice Cake

2-1/2 cups all purpose flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

1/8 teaspoon ground cloves

1 cup sugar

1 cup dark brown sugar, lightly packed

3 extra large eggs, at room temperature

3/4 cup OLIVE & VINE Blood Orange fused olive oil

2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract

1-1/2 pounds Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and small diced

 

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour a bundt pan.

Combine the flour and remaining dry ingredients and spices in a medium bowl.

With an electric beater, cream the sugars, eggs, olive oil and vanilla for 3 minutes. Slowly add the flour mixture to wet mixture, just until combined. Fold in the apples and pour into bundt pan.

Bake for 35 to 40 minutes, until toothpick comes out clean. Allow to cool. Serve with vanilla ice cream and warm caramel sauce if desired.