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

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Apple Spice Cake with Brown Sugar Frosting

26 reviews

I am a healthy eater most of the time, but this apple spice cake is worth the splurge! Every year,...


Apple Brandy Pecan Cake

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


Apple Kuchen

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


Coconut Apple Cake

2 reviews

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

Apple Cake with Lemon Sauce

4 reviews

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


Apple Walnut Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

3 reviews

Apples are plentiful this time of year, and this cake is one of my favorite recipes using this delicious and...

German Apple Cake

26 reviews

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


Upside-Down Apple Gingerbread

13 reviews

Don't expect any leftovers when you take this moist cake to a potluck. People love it because it's a little...


Breakfast Apple Cake

4 reviews

Baked in a pretty tube pan and drizzled with icing, this breakfast cake will be a highlight of your holiday...


Apple-Walnut Cake with Orange Glaze

1 review

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

Caramel Apple Cake

59 reviews

When I go to potlucks, family gatherings or on hunting and fishing trips with my husband and son, this cake...


Walnut Apple Cake

7 reviews

I first tasted this delicious cake at a Halloween party and quickly asked for the recipe. It's not too sweet,...


Cran-Apple Walnut Cake

12 reviews

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


Spiced Apple Cupcakes

I came up with the combination of cinnamon and cayenne. I was making cinnamon toast one day and accidentally sprinkled...


Walnut-Apple Snack Cake

2 reviews

Hungry for harvesttime? This tasty cake puts the season's best in the spotlight. Featuring apples, walnuts, spices and toffee bits...

Iced Apple Snack Cake

1 review

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


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Potluck German Apple Cake

68 reviews

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


Apple Gingerbread

1 review

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


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Chunky Apple Cake

127 reviews

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

7 reviews

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


Apple Harvest Cake

5 reviews

Tender apple slices and subtle flavors make this old-fashioned cake one of our favorites.


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...


Apple Fruitcake

I love traditional fruitcake, but the rest of my family does not. The apple version I came up with got...

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Old-Fashioned Apple Cake

1 review

Everyone enjoys biting into this moist dark cake—they're greeted with an abundance of apples, nuts and chocolate chips! I hope...


Aunt Lou’s Fresh Apple Cake

24 reviews

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


Apple Nut Cake

9 reviews

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


Caramel Apple Cake Pops

9 reviews

For a perfect fall treat, mix spice cake and apples with frosting to form cake balls. Then dip them in...


Makeover Spiced Cocoa-Apple Cake

6 reviews

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


Apple-Nut Coffee Cake

2 reviews

"My great-grandmother created this recipe, and it has been passed down through our family," shares Cyndi Martin of Montgomery, Illinois....