Cream oil, sugar and eggs. Add soda, salt, flour and cinnamon, which have been sifted together. Fold in apples, nuts, raisins, vanilla. Pour into ungreased tube pan. Bake at 350 degrees F. for l hour and 20 minutes. Remember to cut the baking time in half if baking in two pans. Test to be sure it is done before removing from oven.
Topping: 1 cup brown sugar, 1/4 cup milk, 1/2 cup butter, l teaspoon of vanilla. Bring to boil for 3 minutes and pour over cake while both are still warm. Cut cake loose from sides of pans and punch holes in top of cake with a fork. Let set 10 minutes, then remove from pan.