German Apple Cake

Total Time
1hr 5mins
15 mins
50 mins

This is a moist and delicious cake, and very easy to make. Our church used to have an international dinner every January, and I took this one year. It was a big hit! I've made it several times since. Recipe is from The Best of Mennonite Fellowship Meals.

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. To prepare cake, cream together shortening, sugars and eggs.
  3. Add dry ingredients and sour cream; mix well.
  4. Fold in apples.
  5. Pour batter into greased 9" x 13" baking pan.
  6. To prepare topping, mix all ingredients.
  7. Sprinkle over cake batter before baking.
  8. Bake for 50-55 minutes.
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5 5

This was very moist and delicious. I used 2 granny smith's apples. It was about a little more than 2 cups. I also used light brown sugar. A very tasty recipe. Thank you for sharing. I made this for the Cake-a-Thon in memory of Chef-I-Am.

5 5

This was so easy to make. Wonderful aroma in the kitchen, makes your mouth water. Super texture, good flavour. My wife says ' that's the best recipe, you have tried for apple cake'. Cant be bad. Thanks for the recipe.