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apple cake

★★★★★ 5
a recipe by
Maureen LaMothe
saint louis, MO

I got this recipe from my Aunt Nellie. She was a great cook! I hope you all enjoy this recipe.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

A simple apple cake recipe that's jam-packed with apples and just the right amount of spice. The cake itself is tender and moist. When baked, a sugary crust forms on top. Not overly sweet, enjoy this apple cake for a light dessert or afternoon snack.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★★ 5
serves 12
prep time 30 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For apple cake

  • 1 c
    vegetable oil
  • 1 3/4 c
    granulated sugar
  • 3 lg
  • 2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 4 lg
    apples, chopped
  • 1/2 c
    nuts, chopped

How To Make apple cake

Test Kitchen Tips
Our apple cake was done in 50 minutes.
  • Oil, sugar, and eggs in a bowl.
    Beat oil, sugar, and eggs until sugar is dissolved.
  • Sifted flour, cinnamon, soda, and salt.
    Sift together flour, cinnamon, soda, and salt.
  • Flour added to sugar mixture.
    Add to sugar mixture.
  • Stirring in vanilla extract.
    Stir in vanilla.
  • Stir in nuts and apples.
    Stir in apples and nuts.
  • Batter poured into a baking dish.
    Pour into a greased and lightly floured 9X13-inch pan.
  • Baking the apple cake.
    Bake for 60 minutes at 350 F.