1 3/4 cups sugar, divided
1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup butter, softened
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 large eggs
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
2 large apples, peeled and chopped
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (set oven rack to second-lowest position).
Grease a 9-inch baking pan.
In a medium bowl beat 1-1/2 cups sugar with cream cheese, butter, and vanilla at medium speed of a mixer until well-blended (about 4 minutes).
Add eggs one at a time beating well after each addition; set aside.
In a small bowl combine the flour with baking powder, and salt; add to the creamed mixture beating at low speed until blended.
Combine 1/4 cup sugar and cinnamon.
Toss 2 tablespoons of the cinnamon mixture with the chopped apples in a bowl; stir apple mixture into batter.
Pour batter into the pan then sprinkle with remaining cinnamon mixture.
Bake for 1 hour and 5-10 minutes or until cake pulls away from the sides of pan.
Cool cake completely.
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