Apple Cake Recipes

A good apple cake recipe turns out moist, dense and down-right delicious. With German and Jewish roots, we’ve tested and selected our favorite old-fashioned apple cake recipes—and included few new spins, too.

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Apple Cake for Passover

Adding a dollop of whipped cream is a sweet addition to this passover cake! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Apple Brandy Pecan Cake

My favorite apple cake is made with a shot of brandy and drizzled with caramel to set off the wonderful...


Fresh Apple Cake with Caramel Sauce

I've had this recipe for years and make it often since Michigan has an abundance of apples. The caramel sauce...


Coconut Apple Cake

I like to share this cake with friends and neighbors. Serve it plain, frost it or top with whipped cream....


German Apple Cake

With the long, cold winters we have here, this German apple cake recipe has warmed many a kitchen. The cake...

Norwegian Apple Cake

Lucia Johnson of Massena, New York bakes this nutty apple cake that's pleasantly topped with a simple cinnamon-sugar mixture. It's...


Golden Apple Snack Cake

This moist, old-fashioned cake is hard to beat, especially warmed up and finished off with a dollop of whipped topping....

Apple Cream Cake

"This is the first dessert Mom would make when apples were ready to pick," writes Antoinette Kilhoffer from Ridgeway, Pennsylvania....


Bavarian Apple Torte

This rich, creamy torte has always been one of my favorite autumn desserts. Mom uses the freshest apples from a...


Apple Cake

IOWA—"We are retired and not longer have an orchard, but we bury crisp apples each fall from a nearby fruit...


Country Apple Coffee Cake

"I love to cook for my husband and three children, but my rule is 'the simpler the better'," relates Katie...

Cran-Apple Walnut Cake

I rely on applesauce to keep this crowd-pleasing cake tender and moist. The blend of nuts, cranberries and apples complements...


Ozark Pudding Cake

The homey dessert uses kitchen staples to create a comforting, but simple treat, with a meringue cookie-like topping and a...


Cinnamon Apple Coffee Cake

Tender apples add nice flavor to my quick, easy cake. This nutty treat was a family favorite served warm after...


Iced Apple Snack Cake

A quick-bread mix is the secret behind this speedy and versatile spice cake from Marilyn Terman in Columbus, Ohio. Moist...


Apple Cakes with Lemon Sauce

"Perfect for dessert or brunch, these rich apple mini cakes are irresistible, served with a steaming cup of coffe. I...

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Potluck German Apple Cake

My mother made this German apple cake for my brothers and me when we were kids. It's an excellent choice...


Apple Walnut Snack Cake

Our state has many outstanding apple orchards. I've tried many apple recipes and this is one of my favorites. It's...


Dutch Apple Cake

My husband and I came to Canada from Holland over 40 years ago This traditional Dutch recipe is a family...


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Chunky Apple Cake

After taste testing apple cake recipes, I've found this particular recipe the best. Full of old-world comfort, the yummy brown...


Walnut Apple Tube Pan Cake

At the campground where my husband and I have a trailer, the campers hold an auction of baked goods every...


Cinnamon Apple Tart

I got the idea for this delicious fall dessert from a lovely Italian woman who’s also a fabulous cook. It’s...


Old-Fashioned Apple Walnut Cake

The aroma and flavor of this old-fashioned tube cake will remind you of cakes your grandma made! The apple-walnut combination...


Adams County Apple Cake

Our part of Pennsylvania is known as "Apple Country". This cake is one of my family's favorites. It's great for...

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Country Apple Prune Cake

I live in an area where prunes are the main crop. And since my state is known for its apples,...


Aunt Lou’s Fresh Apple Cake

My Great-Aunt Lou made a luscious fresh apple cake recipe that became a family tradition. My mom makes it for...


Apple Nut Cake

"APPLES WERE plentiful in our area, so they were the staple of many of the desserts served at our table....


Nutty Apple Coffee Cake

"When I was growing up, my mother used to make this during apple season," recalls Debbie Tilley of Riverview, Florida....


Apple Gingerbread Cake

Add apples and a crumb topping to a packaged gingerbread cake mix for a speedy treat.


Blue Ribbon Apple Cake

Jennie Wilburn of Long Creek, Oregon credits, "A friend from New Hampshire gave me this recipe for her cake, which...