Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

 

In a large bowl combine:

5 cups chopped apples

2 eggs

2 cups sugar

1/2 cup oil

1 cup chopped nuts (optional)

 

In another bowl combine:

2 cups flour

2 teaspoons baking soda

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

 

Add the dry mixture to the apple mixture and combine thoroughly. Spread into a greased and floured 9×13 baking pan.

Bake for 45-55 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.

 

Serve warm or cold. Dust with powdered sugar before serving. Refrigerate leftovers.