APPLE SPICE SHEET CAKE WITH BROWN SUGAR CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

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Apple spice cake is delicious and serves a lot of people. Take it to any type of gathering and you won’t bring any home. This apple spice cake is perfect for fall but we love it anytime of the year. Great with coffee for breakfast and good with a tall glass of milk for a snack.

This delicious Apple Spice Cake is a family favorite and such a wonderful treat. It’s wonderful for any fall gathering but we love it year round! Definitely save this wonderful cake, the frosting takes it to another level.

Ingredients for apple spice cake.

4 cups chopped apples, (I use red delicious but you could use about any kind for this recipe. Peel, core and chop pieces a little smaller than a dime.)

2 cups all-purpose flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1 teaspoon salt

1 stick butter or 8 tablespoons or 1/2 cup, softened

2 eggs

1 1/2 cups white granulated sugar

3/4 cup buttermilk

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 cup pecans or walnuts, chopped

Instructions:

Whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt in a bowl. Set aside. Cream butter, sugar and eggs with a mixer. Combine with flour, add buttermilk and vanilla and mix. Fold in chopped apples and nuts with a spoon. Spray or line a 10 x 15 jelly roll pan (this is a regular baking sheet with a lip all the way round it). I usually just line mine with aluminum foil.Spread cake mixture in pan. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 25 to 30 minutes. Let cool and frost with recipe below. Makes 1 sheet cake.

Brown Sugar Cream Cheese Frosting

8 ounces cream cheese, softened

8 tablespoons butter or 1 stick or 1/2 cup, softened

1/2 cup brown sugar

2 cups powdered sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Mix all ingredients together with mixer. Spread over cooled cake.

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Apple Spice Sheet Cake with Brown Sugar Cream Cheese Frosting

This Apple Spice Sheet Cake with Brown Sugar Cream Cheese Frosting is perfect for any event. We love this delicious cake! 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Apple Spice Cake
Servings: 1 cake

Ingredients

  • 4 cups chopped apples (I use red delicious but you could use about any kind for this recipe. Peel, core and chop pieces a little smaller than a dime.)
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 stick butter or 8 tablespoons or 1/2 cup softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups white granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup pecans or walnuts chopped

BROWN SUGAR CREAM CHEESE FROSTING:

  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 8 tablespoons butter or 1 stick or 1/2 cup softened
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt in a bowl. 
  • Cream butter, sugar and eggs with a mixer. Combine with flour, add buttermilk and vanilla and mix. Fold in chopped apples and nuts with a spoon. Spray or line a 10 x 15 jelly roll pan (this is a regular baking sheet with a lip all the way round it)
  • I usually just line mine with aluminum foil.Spread cake mixture in pan. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 25 to 30 minutes. Let cool and frost

FROSTING INSTRUCTIONS

  • Mix all ingredients together with mixer. Spread over cooled cake.

You might also like our recipe for Italian Cream Cake.

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