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The Best Easy Apple Cake


  • Author: Melissa Griffiths-Bless this Mess
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 35 min
  • Total Time: 45 min
  • Yield: Serves 9 to 12 1x

Description

The Best Easy Apple Cake is made with freshly chopped apples, whole wheat flour, eggs, and a few other simple ingredients you already have on hand! This simple apple cake recipe doesn’t need any frosting, and is made in less than an hour!

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Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup oil (or melted butter or coconut oil)
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 and 1/2 cups white sugar
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3 cups chopped apple

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, combine the eggs, oil, and applesauce. Beat until foamy.
  3. Add the sugar and vanilla, and stir to combine.
  4. Add the dry ingredients and stir just until wet all the way through. Fold in the apples.
  5. Pour batter into a greased 9-inch square baking pan.
  6. Bake until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean and the cake springs back when lightly touched, 35 to 40 minutes.

Notes

See the tips and tricks sections in the post for all of the notes to this recipe.

  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American

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