Simple Apple Cake Recipe

Tuesday, January 13, 2015
This scratch old fashioned simple apple cake will astonish you.

Why? Because you don't have to have a clue on how to bake, just mix everything together and the oven will make magic

The apple cake is sweet, homemade and so simple you can read this to anyone in your household and they can make it too.

Seriously this cake is super delicious, moist and the easiest cake even when you hate to bake!

Check out the easy instructions.

If you love scratch cakes, do try our Chocolate Skillet Cookie and our Chocolate Zucchini Bread, those are two more favorites in our recipe collection.

This scratch cake apple cake recipe won't fail you in flavor or making a super easy cake in no time.

apple cake in a square pan made from scratch

apple cake in a foil pan made from scratch this is the batter

Don't you just love simple recipes? 

Everyone is going to rave about this and will totally impress family and friends.

The aroma alone will make you anxious to take a slice while it's still hot!

Not a baker?

This will be your new go-to recipe during the apple season.

mcintosh apples to use to make a scratch apple cake

Simple Apple Cake Ingredients

  • oil
  • sugar
  • eggs
  • vanilla
  • flour
  • cinnamon
  • salt
  • baking soda
  • chopped Mcintosh or other baking apples
  • (Before baking optional topping)
  • flour
  • sugar
  • cinnamon
  • melted butter

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Simple Apple Cake Recipe

Simple Apple Cake Recipe

Yield: 8
Author: Claudia Lamascolo
Prep time: 10 MCook time: 1 hourTotal time: 1 H & 10 M
This is the easiest apple cake from scratch and super moist and delicious cake you will ever make


  • Add:
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • Fold in:
  • 3 cups chopped Mcintosh or other baking apples
  • Optional Streusel Topping:
  • (Before baking mix together and top your batter with this)
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter


  1. Grease: a 13x9 pan or (make 2 smaller square pans) then spread the thick mixture into the prepared pans.
  2. Bake 1 hour in a preheated oven of 325 degrees.
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  1. Sounds delicious to me Claudia. xo Catherine

  2. Can't wait to make this Claudia. Love me some apple cake :)

  3. Yummy I invite you to share at the hop today. I have missed your links xo

  4. I tried your Simple Apple cake recipe with the streusel topping and it was absolutely divine.
    I used self raising flour instead of ordinary flour and baking soda and it came out lovely and light.


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