2 cups diced raw sweet-tart apples, unpeeled is okay (about two good-sized apples)
1/4 cup canola oil
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup sugar
1 cup unbleached flour
1 cup chopped walnuts or hazelnuts
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Oil and flour an 8 by 8-inch cake pan.
2. Blend egg with apples in a medium mixing bowl,. Then add oil, cinnamon, soda, sugar and salt. Mix well. Stir in flour and nuts, leaving some out to decorate the top of the cake. Place mixture in baking pan. And bake for 35 to 45 minutes. Test with toothpick. Cool on cooling rack before slicing.