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Cinnamon Sugar Apple Cake

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  • 1 1/2 cups brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup buttermilk ([I subbed milk and lemon juice])
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups apples (chopped, [I used Gala once and then Gala/Granny Smith round 2, and didn’t peel them.])
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon melted butter
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    Calories860Calories from Fat220
    Total Fat24g37%
    Saturated Fat4g20%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat220
    Total Carbohydrate148g49%
    Dietary Fiber4g16%
    Vitamin A4%
    Vitamin C6%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Fournier a month ago
    It is very good but the recipe proportions are off. If you use the pan called for it is more of an apple crisp because of how thin it is.
    Bobbi a month ago
    Amazing cake! My son said it’s so special.. it’s like visiting an old aunt that baked something special just because you’re coming to visit. He absolutely loves it. My whole family loves it. Thank you for sharing your recipe.
    Anna Clarke 3 months ago
    This is the best apple cake. I’ve made it 4 times and get rave reviews every time. Great recipe!
    Santana Strauss 4 months ago
    Yummy! Added extra apples and about half a cup of apple sauce and it is super good. Also did the Greek yogurt sub for the buttermilk and extra topping which work out well! Will definitely make again!
    Mackie 4 months ago
    I added mixed spices to the batter and the sugar topping and it was delicious.
    G 7 months ago
    A bit dry but generally tastes good
    Dennis 8 months ago
    I added a quarter tsp of cinnamon and quarter tsp of nutmeg to the batter, which tastes nice with the apple. Next time I bake this, I'll add granulated sugar to the brown sugar, because I would like the cake to be sweeter.
    Linda Smith 8 months ago
    Easy, moist and tasty. It’s a keeper. I used one cup of brown sugar, added cinnamon and nutmeg, and used two cups of apples. Since our apples are sweet, I could have used less sugar.
    Dunaway 8 months ago
    Excellent, simple to make and a definite go to for delious desert..
    Jennifer C. 8 months ago
    Absolutely delicious! My children loved it! Easy to make! Will definitely make again!
    Castleberry 9 months ago
    Love it! Used a grater for the Apple- made it really quick.
    Susan De Lara 9 months ago
    very good. i did add cinnamon, nutmeg , and ginger. im also at 3500 altitude. so also added an egg, increased temp and decreased time. i also baked in a bundt pan. will make again.
    Graciela a year ago
    Perfect! I will make it again! It’s moist and the cinnamon topping is not much but good enough
    An update to my earlier review...just made this in a tube pan and it turned out even better. I increased the baking time to 60 minutes. Next time I will butter and flour the tube pan as there was a bit of sticking. As I did last time I added 1/2 tsp of salt and 1/2 tsp of cinnamon to the batter. Whether you go with a tube pan or the baking pan I would move up to 2 cups of apples. I did that this time and the extra apples really stand out. BTW: I used a 50/50 mixture of Anne and Dorsett Golden apples.
    s Blakley a year ago
    Amusing!!! So good warm
    Easy and delicious, i blitzed the apple in the food processor first and it was like a tasty mini apple pie flavour cake. Delicious!
    I made this last night it's delicious! I added chopped pecans and raisins, yum!
    Sue 2 years ago
    Delicious! I made some adjustments like I mixed my Granny Smith, Gala, and Mac apples I chopped them and left the skin on I also subbed Greek Yogurt for the milk and doubled the topping I also added extra cinnamon and a dash of nutmeg - I cut the cake in half and will keep half for my family and give the other half (pictured) to another family
    Judy Wickre 3 years ago
    Great! I did make it differently though. Instead of buttermilk I use pumpkin spice eggnog and no apples. I added cinnamon and nutmeg. It was delicious
    sylvia s. 3 years ago
    Made this cake today with my favorite apples. My search is over!!! I’ve been searching for a recipe that would taste like one my MOM made when I was a child ( my mom was a wonderful cook that never cooked or baked following written recipes ) This cake was DELICIOUS and I will include it in my FAVORITE RECIPES. Thank you! ❌⭕️❌⭕️
    Sherry 3 years ago
    Simple and easy. Very good.
    Anyra Silva 3 years ago
    The topping was great however I have a sweet tooth so I would prefer the actual cake to have more sweetness to it with it why I added a bit of condensed milk to it.
    Barb 3 years ago
    Absolutely delicious just the way it is.
    great. thats all i have to say
    Angie Kratchmer 3 years ago
    It is delicious Followed recipe exactly Will definitely make again.
    Jenni L. 3 years ago
    It turned out great. I accidentally added a lot more cinnamon to the topping than the recipe called for, but it turned out amazing anyway. I'll probably do the same next time too.
    Jazzy Ysj 3 years ago
    followed recipe except diced the apples, turned out well :) easy to follow recipe. will make again.
    Lisa Lamprecht 3 years ago
    Amazing! Super moist, hard to screw up (as directions suggest), and I took the advice of using a bit less sugar and it was still super delish! Oh, and I might have made some cream cheese icing for the those who needed a glutinous topper — oops ;)
    Dowling 3 years ago
    I wanted to use up gala apples and not go to the store and this recipe came up. I extra apples and lots of cinnamon in the batter and the topping ( my family love cinnamon). I think the recipe would benefit from more tangy apples which I might try next time.
    Sue 3 years ago
    Easy to make and moist but lacking in flavour; needs more apples and cinnamon!