Grandma's Apple Nut Cake

Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 40 mins

This is my husband's favorite. His mom gave it to us many years ago. I have refined the recipe just a little since then. Please don't tell her...hehe. It doesn't need a frosting because it is so yummy just by itself, but it would dress it up to drizzle with a thin creamy icing. I had misplaced this recipe for the longest time and had thought I had lost it, so I hadn't made it for ages. My husband found it this weekend and I have made it twice since then. Both times it was gone before it was even all the way cooled, thanks to our 5 daughters. My husband and I barely managed to claim a few bites before it disappeared. I'm posting it here to share with everyone and to keep it from ever getting lost again. It's definately a keeper.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Grease and flour a 9x13 baking pan.
  2. Preheat oven to 325 F.
  3. Sift dry ingredients into a bowl and set aside.
  4. In another mixing bowl, stir together the first six ingredients, then fold in the dry ingredients, followed by the apples and nuts.
  5. Spread in the prepared pan.
  6. The batter will be thick.
  7. Bake until it tests done by poking it with a toothpick in the center.
  8. If it comes out dry it is done.
  9. Baking time will be approximately 40 mins, plus or minus.
Most Helpful

Today we decided to meet up in the morning with some of our new friends here and I decided to bake this cake for them. This was easy to do and all of them enjoyed it. They even asked for the recipe:-) Thank you for a very good cake on behalf of everyone and myself!

Charishma_Ramchandani March 05, 2004