German Apple Cake Recipe

Apples are just one fruit in season during the fall, but they’re so versatile! From sweet to savory, fresh apples add a delicious autumnal flavor to all your dishes. This German Apple Cake Recipe is moist and dense with big chunks of Honeycrisp apples throughout. This recipe is a sure bet to become your family’s newest fall tradition!

German Apple Cake Recipe

2 eggs
1 cup vegetable oil
2 cups white sugar
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
4 cups apples – peeled, cored and diced

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour one 9×13 inch cake pan. In a mixing bowl; beat oil and eggs with an electric mixer until creamy. Add the sugar and vanilla and beat well. Combine the flour salt, baking soda, and ground cinnamon together in a bowl. Slowly add this mixture to the egg mixture and mix until combined. The batter will be very thick. Fold in the apples by hand using a wooden spoon. Spread batter into the prepared pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 45 minutes or until cake tests done. Let cake cool on a wire rack. Once cake is cool serve with a dusting of confectioners’ sugar or with a Cream Cheese Frosting.

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