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Enjoy a bountiful autumn harvest with a fresh baked apple cake! Apples add natural moisture and sweetness to an otherwise ho-hum cake recipe. Try flavoring it with fall spices such as nutmeg or cinnamon and add some crunch with chopped walnuts or almonds.

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By ruthg

Rate this recipe 4.5/5 (12 Votes)
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Servings 8
Preparation time 20
Cooking time 140

  • CAKE:
  • 1 1/3 cups light brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon table salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • Shortening
  • APPLES:
  • 2 pounds McIntosh apples (about 6 apples, 6 to 7 ounces each)
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Pinch table salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • APPLE BRANDY SAUCE:
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • Pinch table salt
  • 1 tablespoon apple brandy
  • 1 tablespoon powdered sugar

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This cake is topped with sauteed apple slices and drizzled in a delicious Apple Brandy-Caramel Sauce

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Crazy easy to make! Debbie's Fresh Apple Cake is a dessert our family frequently enjoys, it's very tasty!

  • 3 cups apples, diced
  • 1 cup nuts, chopped
  • 2 cups sugar,
  • 2 1/2 cups self-rising flour
  • 1 cup oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
4.5/5 (71 Votes)

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This is so yummy! A friend, my daughter and I ate almost the whole cake in one sitting and I'm usually not crazy ab

  • CAKE:
  • 1 yellow cake mix
  • 1 (15-ounce) can pumpkin puree
  • GLAZE:
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 3 tablespoons apple cider
  • 3/4 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
4.4/5 (19 Votes)

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Upside-down apple spiced cake is made easy using Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® spice pre-mixed cake mix

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2/3 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 cup walnuts, toasted and chopped
  • 1 1/2 pound apples, peeled, chopped (3 large)
  • 1 box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® spice cake mix
  • Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
4.5/5 (23 Votes)

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This Caramel Apple Cake recipe is excellent! Very tasty and enjoyed by all! It's best to bake this cake the day be...

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/3 cups sugar, plus 1/4 cup for the apples
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground apple or pumpkin pie spice blend
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon fine salt
  • 4 large golden delicious apples, peeled, cored, and roughly chopped (about 5-cups)
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • Zest from 1 orange, finely grated
  • Juice of 1 orange (about 1/3 cup)
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon light corn syrup
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 3/4 cup pecans, toasted and roughly chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • Pinch salt
  • Special equipment: 10 cup bundt pan
4.5/5 (56 Votes)

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Apple crisp and cheesecake are baked together in a graham cracker crust creating the perfect combination of 2 favor...

  • FILLING:
  • 1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/4 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 4 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 3 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2/3 cup sliced peeled apple
  • TOPPING:
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon quick-cooking oats
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons cold butter
4.3/5 (181 Votes)

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One-Bowl Apple Cake is so simple and easy that you can whip it up any time you need a dessert to feed a crowd in a ...

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 3/4 cups sugar
  • 2 heaping teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup canola or vegetable oil
  • 6 medium Gala, Fuji, or Honey Crisp apples
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
4.2/5 (152 Votes)

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If you don't bake this Fresh Apple Cake with Brown Sugar Glaze to eat it, at LEAST bake it so the delicious smells

  • APPLE CAKE:
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups finely chopped apples
  • 1/2 cup pecans or walnuts, chopped (optional)
  • BROWN SUGAR GLAZE:
  • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 Tablespoon heavy cream
4.4/5 (68 Votes)

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Just the right combination of sweet, tangy, moist and delicious, this yummy Sour Cream Apple Cake becomes an instan...

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 teaspoons cinnamon, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) softened butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 8 ounces sour cream
  • 2 medium apples, chopped (about 2 cups)
  • 8 tablespoons chopped walnuts or almonds
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
5/5 (3 Votes)

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These mini cakes are delicious

  • Vanilla Cream Frosting:
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/3 cup sour cream (75 mL)
  • 1/4 cup granulated erythritol (60 mL)
  • 1 tablespoon liquid sweetner (15 mL)
  • Sugar
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil, room temperature (30 mL)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract (7 mL)
  • 2/3 cup gluten-free Bake Mix (150 mL)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder (5 mL)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon (2 mL)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt (1 mL)
  • 1/2 cup finely diced apple, or blueberries (125 mL)
  • 1/3 cup sugar-free chocolate chips (75 mL)
  • 4 ounces spreadable cream cheese (125 g)
  • 1/2 cup vanilla whey protein (125 mL)
  • Liquid sweetener to equal 1/3 cup (75 mL)
  • Sugar
  • 3 tablespoons powdered erythritol, sifted* (45 mL)
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted (30 mL)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract (2 mL)
4.6/5 (29 Votes)

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This cake is deliciously spiced with cinnamon, nutmeg and apples, making a delicious combination when paired with v...

  • CAKE:
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 large apples, cored and grated
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 cup chopped nuts (optional- I leave them out)
  • SAUCE:
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • pinch salt
4.4/5 (47 Votes)

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The name while not flattering implies the ease of which this cake is made

  • 2 cans apple pie filling
  • Butter pecan cake mix
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cups pecans, chopped
  • 4 tablespoons butter, chopped
  • Whipped Cream or Ice Cream (optional)
4.3/5 (39 Votes)

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This scrumptious apple spice cake dessert is great crockpot recipe for Fall! Serve with vanilla ice cream

  • 2 (20-ounce) cans apple pie filling
  • 1 box spice cake mix
  • 2 sticks butter
4.7/5 (18 Votes)

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This recipe comes from "The Barefoot Contessa"

  • 12 ounces fresh cranberries, rinsed and picked over for stems
  • 1 Granny Smith apple, peeled, cored, and medium-diced
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange zest (2 oranges)
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1 1/8 teaspoons ground cinnamon, divided
  • 2 extra-large eggs, at room temperature
  • 1 cup plus 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1/4 pound (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted and slightly cooled
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • preparation
4.6/5 (22 Votes)

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Can a cobbler be a cupcake? Yes, if you bake chopped apples and topping in a muffin pan! The individual mini cobble...

  • Crumb topping:
  • Crisco Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 3 cups peeled baking apples (3 medium or 2 large apples), finely chopped
  • 1 cup Hungry Jack Complete Buttermilk Pancake & Waffle Mix, divided
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/4 cup Hungry Jack Complete Buttermilk Pancake & Waffle Mix
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3 tablespoons cold butter, cut in cubes
  • 1/2 cup pecans, chopped
  • Vanilla ice cream (Optional)
4.7/5 (15 Votes)

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