Apple Spice Cake with Cream Cheese Glaze

Kim Cleaves


I just made this for my Dad's birthday and it was so tasty I had to share! It's a keeper! So moist!! Typically I make cakes from scratch but to save time, I used a box mix.


★★★★★ 1 vote

15 Min
1 Hr


  • 1 box
    spice cake mix
  • 1 pkg
    instant vanilla pudding mix; 3.4 oz size
  • 3
  • 2/3 c
  • 1/2 c
    canola oil
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • 1 lb
    granny smith apples, peeled and chopped
  • 2 oz
    cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    butter, softened
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 3 Tbsp
    powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract

How to Make Apple Spice Cake with Cream Cheese Glaze


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Beat first 6 ingredients in large bowl with mixer until well blended. Stir in apples; pour into a well greased and floured Bundt pan.
  3. Bake 1 hour to 1 hour 5 min. or until toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool in pan 15 min. Loosen cake from side of pan with knife (cake will probably stick some). Invert cake onto wire rack; gently remove pan. Cool cake completely.
  4. When cake is cooled, beat cream cheese, butter and milk with electric mixer. Gradually mix in powdered sugar. Beat until smooth. Add vanilla and beat until incorporated.
  5. With large spoon, spoon icing onto cake. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve. Store in refrigerator.

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About Apple Spice Cake with Cream Cheese Glaze

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #cinnamon, #icing

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