Peel & slice 4-5 apples into a large mixing bowl.
Pour 2 cups of sugar, or less, over them; toss to coat.
Let stand while measuring into same bowl,
place all ingredients on top of apples.
2 cups flour
1-1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
1 tsp cinnamon
2 eggs 3/4 cup oil
2 tsp vanilla
1/2 cup chopped nuts
1/2 cup raisins
Mix together to blend ingredients well and to coat apples evenly. Pour into well greased 9x13 pan (or 2-8 in round pans) and bake at 350 degrees about 70 minutes or until top springs back when pressed with finger.