By keen5 on October 22, 2003
"This is an excellent cake for potlucks or for any occasion! There are a couple of other German Apple Cake recipes on here, but this one is different. Prep time is approximate."
Serving Size: 1 (130 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 12
"Oh, my ma always made this recipe when I was growing up, and everyone raved about it! The only thing I do differently is leave out the nuts... sorry, I'm just not a fan, lol! Also, the frosting recipe my mom gave me uses half the amounts of cream cheese and frosting, but 2 Tbs. butter and 1 tsp. vanilla. Ahhh, this is what you call comfort food :)"
"Superb cake! I had gotten almost this exact same recipe from a dear friend of mine at church. I have altered to 1/2 c. vegetable oil and 1/2 c. apple sauce. I usually don't put in pecans as my daughter doesn't like nuts. The cream cheese mixture I have is different with 4 T. butter. Yum, yum!"
"What a wonderful moist and delicious cake! The only change I made was to cut the sugar to 1 1/2 cups (instead of 2), since I used Courtland apples and they're really not too tart! It took one hour to bake in my oven. The cream cheese frosting really finished it off! Thanks for sharing this great cake recipe, keen5! I'll certainly be making it often!"
"I have been making this recipe for 40 yrs. It was originally given to me by a wonder woman that babysat my Son. We moved last year and I lost the recipe in the move. Everywhere I take this it wipe out. My heart jumped when I found the recipe on Allfoods.com. Now it has been shared with many."
"Did you get this out of a school's recipe book? Looks like the one my mom and I submitted to FoxMill. Nice to see it running around, I use apple sauce in place of oil. NO NUTS, and it turns out YUM!!! Enjoy"
"Great cake, I reduced the sugar in the cake by 1/2 c (we don't like it overly sweet). Also cut the cream cheese topping to half & added a teaspoon of vanilla extract and spread on the cake while it was hot. Thanks for the post, this is a keeper!"
"My regular "brownie" broke the day before I made this so I used a sheet pan and baked it for 20 minutes. My son is currently eating his third peice! Delicious!"
"Very good cake. So nice and moist. Will make again soon. Thanks for posting."
"Fantastic!! Baked with 1/2 tsp cardamom in addition to cinnamon. Also subbed 1/2 cup applesauce for 1/2 cup oil. Just wonderful!!"
"A wonderful recipe that gives a big, moist, flavourful cake! I mixed in some walnuts because I didn't have enough pecans at hand, but this allowed me to come up with a secret ingredient: a dash (or two) of walnut oil in the cake as well as in the frosting gives this cake an interesting touch ;)I'll definitely be making this again. Thanks for posting Keen5."
"I have a recipe just like this except mine uses 1 cup of chopped nuts. This is easy to make and stays moist for days. It is really wonderful!"