Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 45 mins

Wonderful moist cake, made with apples straight from the orchard. I usually use Jonathan's or Grimes Golden, but these are hard to find.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Beat eggs until fluffy and light.
  2. Gradually add sugar, oil and vanilla.
  3. Sift together flour, nutmeg, cinnamon, salt, and soda.
  4. Stir in apples.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes.
  6. Make topping: Mix sugars and water in pan bring to boil.
  7. Boil til clear.
  8. Add vanilla.
  9. Finish with butter.
  10. Pour over warm cake.


Most Helpful

This cake is wonderful! I made it to take to a get together with my family and ended up leaving the little bit that was left over for my dad who is a real apple connoisseur. Ended up going home and making a second one that same day. Still after a week, it's all I can think about and can't wait to have time to make another. P.S. I did make one change. I added 1 tablespoon of flour to the sugar and water before bringing them to a boil.

Trish Greene September 23, 2003

Excellent cake, and easy too! I love not having to peel the apples, and I couldn't even tell that I had used 1/2 whole wheat pastry flour. I also cut the sugar and used only half the topping, and that gave a plenty sweet cake. I sprinkled walnuts on top, which toasted a bit during baking. I also used applesauce instead of oil.

annlouise October 10, 2010

I have almost this same recipe, but it is halved and made in an 8x8 pan (my recipe does call for 3/4 tsp. soda and 1/2 tsp salt), so that is not QUITE matching, but close enough! I do not peel my apples, which makes it SO much easier. My recipe doesn't have the topping, I can't wait to try this. You just can't beat the cake--it's excellent!

jdelong14 May 31, 2010

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