Sweet 'n Tender Apple Sheet Cake

Sweet 'n Tender Apple Sheet Cake Recipe

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Yolanda Lyons


This is a remarkably moist and delicious cake. You can actually smell and taste the wonderful apples while you are making the cake, while it is baking and when you are finally eating it! This is a wonderful potluck dessert, but it is soooo good for a family dinner, too. I hope you enjoy it as much as my family does!

P.S. I like to use Granny Smith or Gala apples because of their crisp, sweet flavors. I do not recommend McIntosh apples (they are too juicy) or Delicious (don't seem to have enough flavor).


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20 Min
45 Min


  • 1 1/2 c
    canola oil
  • 2 c
  • 3 c
    shredded granny smith apples (peeled and cored)
  • 3 large
  • 3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda

  • 8 oz
    cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 stick
    butter, room temperature
  • 4 c
    confectioners' sugar, sifted

How to Make Sweet 'n Tender Apple Sheet Cake


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Put all cake ingredients in large mixing bowl and beat on medium speed until well-mixed, scraping the bowl with a spatula as needed.
  3. Pour batter into ungreased 10x15x2 sheetcake pan.
  4. Bake 35-45 minutes, or until cake pulls away from sides of pan and a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.
  5. Cool completely before frosting.
  6. To make frosting, put softened butter and cream cheese in medium mixing bowl and cream on medium speed until well-mixed.
  7. Add sifted powder sugar, one cup at a time, and beat well after each addition.
  8. Add vanilla and beat on low speed to blend.
  9. Frost top of cooled cake.

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About Sweet 'n Tender Apple Sheet Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts

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