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The Best Apple Cake Recipe You'll Ever Make!

The Best Apple Cake Recipe

Housewives of Frederick County
Super easy to make recipe for an out-of-this-world delicious apple cake that your family will ask you to make over and over!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 10 mins
Total Time 1 hr 25 mins
Course cake, Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12 slices
Calories 624 kcal


Apple Cake

  • 2 cups Granulated Sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups Vegetable Oil
  • 2 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 3 Eggs, Large, Room temperature
  • 3 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 3 Granny Smith Apples, Medium, Peeled, Cored, Sliced, Chopped

Caramel Glaze

  • 1/2 cup Butter (1 stick)
  • 2 tsp Heavy Cream
  • 1/2 cup Brown Sugar, Packed
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract



  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Spray bundt pan thoroughly with Pam Cooking Spray.
  • In a large mixing bowl, use an electric mixer to beat the sugar, oil, vanilla, & eggs until light & fluffy.
  • Add flour, baking soda, cinnamon & salt to the batter and mix again until blended.
  • Add chopped apples and use a sturdy spoon to hand mix them into the batter.
  • Pour batter into greased bundt pan.
  • Bake for 55 to 70 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  • Allow to cool for about 20 minutes in the bundt pan and then invert onto a cake plate.

Caramel Glaze

  • Heat butter, heavy cream, & brown sugar in a small saucepan over medium heat.
  • Bring to a boil, stirring frequently until sugar is dissolved. Then remove from heat and let sit for a few minutes.
  • Add in vanilla & stir until combined. Let sit for 5 to 10 minutes to thicken.
  • Drizzle sauce over warm cake.
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