This simple yet impressive cake comes together quickly and without the need for an electric mixer. Just mix dry ingredients in one bowl, wet in another, combine, and stir in the apples and pecans. Dump the batter into a tube pan and bake. While the cake cools, make the brown-sugar glaze, then drizzle it over the warm cake and let it sit until the cake soaks it all up.
Special equipment: You’ll need a 10-inch tube pan with a removable bottom to make this cake.
For the glaze: