Easy Apple Spice Cake

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 40 mins

This flavorful cake, made with spice cake mix and fresh apples, comes from the "Apple Lovers' Cookbook." If you use unsalted margarine, it's lactose-free.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Blend half a package (approximately 2 1/4 cups) cake mix, water, and egg in a mixing bowl.
  2. Beat at medium speed until batter is smooth.
  3. Pour half the batter into a greased 9" square pan.
  4. Combine remaining cake mix with cinnamon; add melted butter (or margarine) and vanilla.
  5. Toss with a fork to form large crumbs.
  6. Sprinkle half of crumb mixture over batter in pan.
  7. Arrange 1 cup of apple slices over crumb mixture.
  8. Carefully spoon on remaining batter.
  9. Arrange rest of apple slices over batter.
  10. Dot with the butter and sprinkle with remaining crumb mixture.
  11. Bake in 350 degree oven 40-45 minutes or until done.
  12. Serve warm.
Most Helpful

Easy and very good! I suggest not to measure 21/4 cups because the cake batter does settle. My box had not even 4 cups so i just divided it.I also added almond slivers in with the crumb mixture. I made it in a 10 inch pie dish then after baked and cooled dusted with powdered sugar. Kree thumbs up! If I had 5 thumbs they`d all be up. Yummy!

Rita~ October 23, 2003

Everyone loved this cake, it was so delicious! I served it slightly warm with whip cream on top. It is simple to make! I followed Rita's suggestion about dividing the cake mix and it does work fine. I forgot to add the vanilla but will do that next time. Baking time was right on for me. Awesome recipe Kree, thank you.

mums the word January 20, 2009