Whether it’s the heart of apple season and you have a bushel to use up, or you are just craving something delicious, sweet and satisfying, this apple cake recipe delivers. It’s easy, and it is the perfect sweet tooth solution whether you want it with your morning coffee or after dinner with a scoop of French vanilla ice cream.

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This apple cake recipe consists of six simple ingredients, and the results are AMAZING!

Combine the dry ingredients, combine the wet ingredients separately, and then mix them both together, put them in a pan and pop it in the oven. It’s that easy. We will say that it’s not one of the most calorie-conscious recipes, but sometimes you deserve to indulge. This is that recipe. Enjoy!

Apple Cake Recipe

Ashley Haugen
This family recipe is the perfect way to use up a bounty of apples and satisfy your sweet tooth at once.
3.09 from 12 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Course Dessert, cake
Cuisine American, American/Southern
Servings 8
Calories 525 kcal


  • 2 eggs
  • 2/3 c oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 4 cups sliced apples I use Fuji — definitely use a baking apple


  • Combine dry ingredients.
  • Beat 2 eggs, add 2/3 c oil and 1 tsp. vanilla, and add to dry mixture.
  • Mix thoroughly.
  • Put in greased and floured 9x13 pan.
  • Bake at 350 degrees F for 1 hour.
  • Serve with vanilla ice cream or yogurt.


Serving: 1squareCalories: 525kcalCarbohydrates: 84gProtein: 5gFat: 20gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 6gMonounsaturated Fat: 12gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 41mgSodium: 593mgPotassium: 123mgFiber: 3gSugar: 57gVitamin A: 97IUVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 28mgIron: 2mg
Keyword Cake, Dessert
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