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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How to Make Apple Spice Cake (with Brown Sugar Frosting!)

Serve up a slice of fall by learning how to make apple spice cake. It's so good, you'll reach for seconds!

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31 Apple Cake Recipes Perfect for Fall

Enjoy fall's favorite fruit in one of these amazing apple cake recipes. We have ideas for upside-down cake, German apple...


Apple Gingerbread Skillet Cake

This gingerbread recipe came from my grandmother, and we always ate it with warm applesauce. I adapted it into a...


Apple Cake for Passover

Adding a dollop of whipped cream is a sweet addition to this passover cake! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee,...


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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,...

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...

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...


Coconut Apple Cake

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


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...


Sauerkraut Apple Cake

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

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...


Apple Walnut Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

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


German Apple Cake

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


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...


Figgy Apple Brie Tart

Our holiday gatherings often included baked Brie. I transformed it into a dessert that’s savory and sweet. It makes a...

Apple-Cinnamon Shortcakes

Putting a spin on a summertime favorite, we topped tender shortcakes with delightful sauteed apples. The humble dessert is true...


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...


Breakfast Apple Cake

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

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


Caramel Apple Cake

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


Norwegian Apple Cake

Lucia Johnson of Massena, New York bakes this nutty apple cake that's pleasantly topped with a simple cinnamon-sugar mixture. It's...


Golden Apple Snack Cake

This moist, old-fashioned cake is hard to beat, especially warmed up and finished off with a dollop of whipped topping....


Apple Cream Cake

"This is the first dessert Mom would make when apples were ready to pick," writes Antoinette Kilhoffer from Ridgeway, Pennsylvania....

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Walnut Apple Cake

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


Bavarian Apple Torte

This rich, creamy torte has always been one of my favorite autumn desserts. Mom uses the freshest apples from a...


Apple Cake

IOWA—"We are retired and not longer have an orchard, but we bury crisp apples each fall from a nearby fruit...


Country Apple Coffee Cake

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


Jewish Apple Cake

This moist cake, with two layers of cinnamon-seasoned apples, makes a yummy snack or breakfast treat. "My family loves Jewish...


Cran-Apple Walnut Cake

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