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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Upside-Down Apple Gingerbread

Don't expect any leftovers when you take this moist cake to a potluck. People love it because it's a little different and has a wonderful flavor. Try it for your next gathering.

Apple Kuchen

This simple-to-fix recipe came out of an old Swedish cookbook that my mom always held together with a large rubber...


Sauerkraut Apple Cake

Sweet and sour is what comes to mind with this cake. Apples and sauerkraut have always complimented each other so...


German Apple Cake

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


Apple Gingerbread Cake

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

German Apple Cake with Sweet Drizzle

Tender apple slices and a simple confectioner's-sugar drizzle make this old-world treat yummy and comforting. It's especially good served warm...


Apple Plum Streusel Dessert

Mom would make this German delicacy and other sweets a day ahead to keep the oven free for the roast...

Makeover Easy Apple Cake

Flavored with cinnamon and apples, Sherry Ashenfelter’s rich, old-fashioned apple cake is down-home delicious, with less than half the fat...


Apple Gingerbread

A slice of spicy gingerbread fresh from the oven will warm you up on a wintry day! The apples are...


Easy Apple Cake

After testing many apple cake recipes with fresh apples, this old-fashioned cake is moist, dense and down-home delicious. Even better,...


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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 Bavarian Torte

A cookie-like crust holds the sensational filling of cream cheese, apples and almonds. This comforting apple torte will be welcomed...