Apple Chip Snacking Cake

Apple Chip Snacking Cake

2 eggs
1/2 c vegetable oil
1/4 c apple juice
1 ts vanilla extract
1 3/4 c all-purpose flour
1 c granulated sugar
1/2 ts baking soda
1/2 ts ground cinnamon
1/2 ts salt
1 1/2 c chopped peeled tart apples
3/4 c hershey’s semi-sweet chocolate chips or hershey’s mini chips - semi-sweet chocolate
1/2 c chopped nuts
powdered sugar or whipped topping and ground cinnamon (optional)

Heat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease and flour 8 or 9-inch
square baking pan. In large bowl, beat eggs slightly; add oil, apple
juice and vanilla. Stir together flour, granulated sugar, baking soda,
cinnamon and salt; stir into batter until blended. Add apples,
chocolate chips and nuts; stir until well blended. Pour batter into
prepared pan. Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until cake begins to pull away
from sides of pan. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Sprinkle
powdered sugar over top or serve with dollop of whipped topping
sprinkled with cinnamon, if desired. 9 servings.