Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 40 mins

This is a favorite of my late grandma's recipes. She passed away a year ago October 27 and I am just now able to look at her cookbooks and make what I call my memory food. This is a very simple cake and is delicious iced or not. Enjoy!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream together first 3 ingredients.
  2. Combine next 4 ingredients and add to creamed mixture.
  3. Mix until blended and add apples and cinnamon.
  4. Put into greased 8" pan.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for about 40 minutes.
Most Helpful

YUM! Sometimes the old recipes are the best ones! I had some apples that I wanted to use up, so I used quite a bit more than 2 cups, we like lots of apple so it worked out really well. At first I thought the dough was too stiff, but once the apple was mixed in it was fine. I sprinkled the entire top with cinnamon sugar before baking, and we didn't think it required an icing. Delicious. Your grandma's recipe is a perfect treat, great tasting and not too heavy. Thanks for posting, made for PAC Spring 2010.

*Pixie* April 02, 2010

This was so good and just the right size for my family to have as a snack. Of course, they ate the whole pan in one sitting. I agree with Grandpa Harry....the smell alone was worth the effort. THANKS FOR SHARING...I LOVE GRANDMA RECIPES!!!

Sherrybeth May 01, 2006

..... for the smell alone. I'd been looking for a basic apple cake recipe. Thanks to your Grandmother, I've found it! Grandmothers are special, aren't they? Keep her recipes coming!

Grandpa Harry November 07, 2003