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Fresh Apple Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Fresh Apple Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

**This cake is very moist and is a fall favorite for picnics and potlucks.**















3 large eggs
1 cup canola oil
2 cups sugar
2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon nutmeg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
4 cups apples
delicious, peeled and chopped
1 cup pecans
Cream cheese frosting:
1 pound powdered sugar
8 ounces cream cheese
1 package
½ cup butter
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup pecans


Chunks of apples and pecans are in every bite. Preheat the oven to 325℉ (160℃) and well grease a 13 vy 9-inch pan with butter.


In a medium bowl, combine oil and sugar. Beat in eggs and vanilla extract. In a large bowl, sift together dry ingredients, and whisk well.

Sift together dry ingredients. Set aside.
Beat or whisk until well blended. Set aside.

Pour the liquid mixture into flour mixture, and stir until just incorporated and moistened.

Next work on these pretty apples.
Wash and peel the apples.

Stir in the apples and pecans and pour into the prepared baking pan.

Add the apples and pecans, and mix well.
Pour into the prepared baking pan.

Bake the cake for 55 minutes.

Bake the cake for about 55 minutes,

Cool and ice with cream cheese frosting.

Hmmm, yum...

Cream Cheese Frosting:

Have all ingredients at room temperature.

In a large bowl beat sugar, cream cheese, and butter until whipped and smooth. Add vanilla and stir in pecans.

Recipe by:

Governor Fob James, Jr., Alabama This cake is very moist and is a fall favorite for picnics and potlucks.


* not incl. in nutrient facts



over 9 years

This cake is AWESOME! I have made the recipe three times now. I am not much of a cake eater because cake is usually so dry, but this is a WINNER! One note, it may be my oven, but my cakes were done in 45 minutes.

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The Colony, United States
 about 3 years ago

In the nutrition facts it gives you the facts per a Serving Size being 118g (4.2 oz). How many servings of 4.2 oz are in this cake so that I can know the nutritional information per serving?

This cake yields 18 servings. You can see it just underneath the photos. Happy Baking :)

Toronto , Ontario, Canada
 about 3 years ago

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 118g (4.2 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 54352% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 32g 48%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 63mg 21%
Sodium 248mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 21%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Sugars g
Protein 10g
Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 4% Iron 8%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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