The Best Apple yogurt cake ever! and its Gluten Free!!

Amy Croyle


I came up with this recipe while trying to use up some apples and yogurt that I had lots of. I transformed my favorite pumpkin cake recipe into this. I have had people say that it is the best apple cake that they have ever had, and i agree! It is so moist! Everyone that trys it wants the recipe. I hope that you like it as much as we do!

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Oh this is a wonderful cake ... there are so many layers of flavor in it! And the crunchy sugar butter topping - well that just makes the cake. It smells amazing while it bakes too. A welcome addition to your next potluck. The Test Kitchen


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20 Min
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1 c
vegetable oil
2 c
2 c
plain yogurt
2 c
peeled and finely chopped apple
1 tsp
vanilla extract


2 1/2 c
king arthur gluten free baking flour
2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
1 tsp
baking soda
2 tsp
allspice, ground


1 stick
1/2 c
1/2 c
dark brown sugar
1/2 tsp


1/2 c
half and half or heavy cream
1 Tbsp
maple extract
1 1/2 c
powdered sugar

How to Make The Best Apple yogurt cake ever! and its Gluten Free!!


  • 1Preheat oven to 350* and lightly grease 13in by 9in pan.
  • 2Mix all wet ingredients together.
  • 3Mix all dry ingredients together.
  • 4Mix wet and dry ingredient mixes together and pour into pre-greased pan. Pan will seem really full but I have never had it overflow.
  • 5Bake in preheated oven for 45min-1hour till middle is not jiggly any more and a toothpick comes out kinda clean.
  • 6Melt butter for topping and mix in sugars and cinnamon. spread on top of cake for the last 15-20 minutes of baking, just after the cake is firm enough to spread it on, this should make a nice crispy top.
  • 7If the sugar topping is not all melted and bubbly by the time the cake is done some times I turn on the broiler for just a few minutes, just till topping is bubbly.
  • 8Glaze- mix cream, sugar and maple ex. together till smoth. you can add less or more cream for your desired consistency. I like mine just thin enough for a slow thik pouring consistency,
  • 9I like to serve it almost strait out of the oven when it is still very warm and it melts the glaze and vanilla icecream. I serve the glaze on the side so it does not make the topping soggy. Enjoy!

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About The Best Apple yogurt cake ever! and its Gluten Free!!

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #apple, #glutenfree

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