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 Cream Shortcakes

"Here’s a new take on two old favorites—shortcake and apple pie," writes Athena Russell of Florence, South Carolina. The apple flavor makes it an ideal autumn dish.

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...


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...


Apple Cake with Lemon Sauce

I make this delicious apple cake with the apples we get from a local orchard. Growers here in Ohio produce...


Spiced Apple Dessert

Drizzled with warm caramel sauce, this classic and comforting, old-fashioned dessert is an heirloom recipe. “It was passed down from...

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...


Apple Tube Cake

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

Saucy Apple Cake

I found this recipe in a Midwestern cookbook. My friends and family consider it one of their favorite desserts. I...


Apple Nut Cake with Rum Sauce

Special occasions call for wonderful recipes like this. The simple-to-make rum sauce nicely complements the apple cake.


Clove Apple Cake

"This spicy and sweet cake is a wonderful coffee-time dessert, especially with the creamy custard sauce," notes Kim Marie Van...


Walnut Apple Cake with Butter Sauce

Loaded with tart apples and crunchy walnuts, this cake is fun to take to potlucks or family gatherings. The sweet...

Apple Pie Dessert

MY AUNT gave me this recipe and it is a wonderful fall dessert for two or more. It tastes like...