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Fresh Apple Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

This Fresh Apple Cake is so delicious to enjoy with family and friends! 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American, southern
Keyword: Apple Cake
Servings: 1 cake


  • 4 cups apples grated
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup cooking oil or 8 tablespoons butter softened
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Pinch salt
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 cup nuts optional

Cream cheese frosting:

  • 1 8 oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened
  • 1 stick margarine softened
  • 1 box powdered sugar 16 oz
  • 1 tsp. vanilla


  • In a large bowl cream butter, sugar and eggs. Whisk together the flour, baking soda, ground cinnamon, salt, and ground nutmeg
  • Add to the creamed mixture along with vanilla and grated apples. Mix all with the mixer. Fold in nuts.
  • Bake in a 9 x 13 inch pan sprayed with cooking spray at 350 degrees for 45 minutes. Cool.

Frosting Instructions

  • Whip all frosting ingredients together with mixer until smooth and of spreading consistency.


I have used every kind of apple you can buy in this cake. I just peel and grate the apples on one of those tin hand graters