Gama's Apple Spice Cake

Gama's Apple Spice Cake Recipe

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Bonnie Beck


While sitting in the Doctor's office yesterday I ran across this recipe in Woman's Day. It looks so good I asked the girls to copy it for me and thought I would post it.

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20 Min
55 Min


granny smith apples, halved and cut into 1/2
macintosh apples, halved and cut into 1/2
1 Tbsp
fresh lemon juice, plus a 1/4 teaspoon of lemon zest
3 c
all purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
kosher salt
1 1/8 tsp
ground cinnamon
large eggs
2 c
granulated sugar
1 c
vegetable oil
1/2 c
orange juice
2 1/2 tsp
pure vanilla extract
confectioner's sugar

How to Make Gama's Apple Spice Cake


  • 1Preheat oven to 350*
  • 2Coat a 9 x 13 inch baking pan with cooking spray. Line with parchment leaving an overhang on two sides.
  • 3In a large bowl, toss the apples with the lemon juice.
  • 4I am medium bowl whisk together the flour, baking soda, salt and 1 tsp. cinnamom.
  • 5In a large bowl, whisk the eggs, granulated sugar, oil,orange juice and vanilla
  • 6Add the flour mixture and whisk together. Add half the apples and mix to combine.
  • 7Spread into prepared pan.
  • 8Arrange the remaining apples on top. Sprinkle with the remaining cinnamon.
  • 9Bake 55 to 60 minutes until a wooden pick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • 10Let cool for 15 mintues in the pan, using the overhang, transfer cake to wire rack to cool completely: Dust with confectioner's sugar.
    Carefully peel off the parchment paper and place on serving dish.

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About Gama's Apple Spice Cake

Dietary Needs: Vegetarian