Apple Dapple Cake

Apple Dapple Cake Recipe

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This is another old recipe from Mrs. Johnson's collection.


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20 Min
1 Hr 30 Min


  • 2 c
  • 1 c
    vegetable oil
  • 3
  • 3 c
    sifted flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 2 tsp
  • 3 c
    peeled chopped apples
  • 2 c
    flaked coconut
  • 1 c
    chopped dates
  • 1 c
    chopped pecans

  • 1 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c

How to Make Apple Dapple Cake


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F
  2. Grease and flour 9 or 10-inch tube pan.
  3. Mix together sugar and oil. Add eggs and beat well.
    Blend in flour, soda, salt, cinnamon and vanilla.
  4. Stir in apples, coconut, dates and pecans. Spoon batter into pan.
    Bake 1 1/2 hours or until wooden pick inserted in comes out clean.
  5. Remove from oven and immediately pour hot caramel topping over cake and allow to soak in.
    Let cake cool completely before removing from pan.
    Chill for easier slicing..
  6. To prepare caramel topping: Combine all ingredients in a saucepan. Heat and stir until blended. About 2 minutes.

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About Apple Dapple Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom

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