Preheat oven to 350°F.
Place a rack in the middle of the
Lightly coat an 8” square glass baking
dish with cooking vegetable oil.
Combine walnuts, ¾ cup sugar,
cinnamon, nutmeg, mace, and ginger in a medium bowl.
In a mixing bowl whisk, then beat eggs
on medium speed of electric mixer until well
Beat in remaining ¾ cup sugar, 2 Tbs.
at a time, until mixture is thick and foamy.
With the mixer running, slowly pour in
Scrape down the sides of the bowl as
Stir in matzo cake meal.
Pour half of the batter into prepared
Sprinkle over half of the walnut
mixture, half of the apples, and raisins.
Pour over remaining batter and top
with remaining apples.
Sprinkle over remaining walnut
Transfer cake to oven and bake until
the sides of the cake pull away from the baking dish
very slightly and topping begins to caramelize, ~ 1
hour and 15 minutes.
Remove cake from oven.
Let stand for several hours until
completely cool, before cutting.
Keep cake covered tightly with plastic
wrap for up to 2 days, as the flavor improves with