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 Spice Cake with Brown Sugar Frosting

I am a healthy eater most of the time, but this apple spice cake is worth the splurge! Every year, I treasure the opportunity to make my own birthday cake, and I choose this. You can add a cup of raisins to the batter before baking if you'd like. —Jennifer Owen, Louisville, Kentucky

Country Apple Coffee Cake

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


Gingered Apple Upside-Down Cake

I like that this gingerbread delight is so deeply flavored and delicious. Served warm from the oven, a nice scoop...