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 with Buttermilk Sauce

I wish I could tell you this cake is a "keeper"...but in our family it never lasts long enough for me to find out! I prefer to use Cortland apples when I bake this cake, but any firm baking apple will work.

German Apple Cake

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


Apple-Walnut Cake with Orange Glaze

I tinkered with a plain apple cake recipe to create this moist, delicious winner. The result: old-fashioned goodness with a...


Date-Nut Apple Cake

WE have enjoyed this recipe for many years. It was given to me by a college friend. It looks like...


Apple Tube Cake

I love this apple bundt cake recipe because the cake has a thin, crunchy crust and a soft, delicious inside....

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...


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...

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...


Makeover Spiced Cocoa-Apple Cake

"This recipe was given to me years ago," writes Wendy Keys from Reno, Nevada. "I love it and used to...


Molly’s Sweet and Spicy Tzimmes Cake

My husband and I are always on the lookout for new ways to incorporate Jewish traditions into our interfaith home....

Blue Ribbon Apple Cake

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


Spiced Apple Cake with Caramel Icing

Easy to prepare and popular with my friends and family, this apple cake is one of my all-time favorite autumn...


Apple Pound Cake

A cider glaze makes each slice of this rich apple pound cake nice and sweet. It's a favorite fall treat...


Apple Spice Tube Cake

This applesauce bundt cake is perfect for the autumn season. Not too sweet and not too heavy, the moist bundt...


Egg-Free Apple Cake

“This originated during the Depression when staples were scarce, but I made a few changes to make it healthier and...

Apple-Raisin Bundt Cake

With the first bite of this moist, old-fashioned dessert, you know you’re home for the holidays. It has a pleasant...


William Tell’s Never-Miss Apple Cake

I bake my family-favorite fall cake to usher in this abundant season. It looks so luscious that eating one piece...


Caramel Apple Coffee Cake

When you visit friends or relatives in my area of the country, you can be sure the coffee will be...


Caramel-Glazed Apple Cake

MY Mother made this family favorite from scratch and it was the most requested birthday cake. We could hardly wait...