Dianne's Fresh Apple Cake

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by LAURIE

My favorite recipe from my friend Dianne who requested this as a birthday cake from her gramma when she was a child. I love to make this cake, but its even better when Dianne makes it!

Top Review by LAURIE

True this is not a "pretty" cake, but rather a very tasty one...and it doest look wierd, BUT it shouldnt be dry and the topping does make it much better! Sounds like you did nothing wrong Missy!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine flour, cinnamon and baking soda and set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, stir together apples and 1 1/4 c sugar.
  3. Add eggs, oil and vanilla, combining well.
  4. Gradually stir in flour mixture.
  5. Continue stirring until all flour has been mixed in.
  7. Mixture will be very thick.
  8. Spread in 9x13 pan.
  9. Bake 45 minutes to 1 hour at 350.
  10. Cake is done when toothpick inserted in middle comes out clean.
  11. After cake has been baking for 25 minutes begin to make the topping.
  12. Heat butter sugars and water until melted in medium saucepan, stirring frequently.
  13. Add 2 TBS flour.
  14. Cook over low until it thickens and is less cloudy.
  15. Remove from heat and add 1 tsp vanilla.
  16. When cake is done, spread topping over all and allow to cool.

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