Shirl's Apple Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Apple Cake
Apple Cake. Photo: Diana Rattray
  • 55 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 45 mins
  • Yield: 12 to 16 Servings
Ratings (9)

This great tasting apple cake is baked in a rectangular baking pan, topped with a cream cheese frosting. This quick dessert is perfect for entertaining.

What You'll Need

  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 4 cups apples (peeled and diced)
  • 1 cup walnuts (chopped)
  • For the Cream Cheese Frosting:
  • 1 package/3 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 3 tablespoons butter (softened)
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar

How to Make It

  1. Beat eggs until light and fluffy.
  2. Gradually add sugar, oil and 1 teaspoon of vanilla.
  3. Into a separate bowl, sift together flour, 1/2 teaspoon of salt, baking soda, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Stir into ​the first mixture.
  4. Stir in apples and walnuts.
  5. Put in greased 13x9x2-inch baking pan and bake at 350 F for 45 minutes.
  6. Let cake cool in pan on a rack for 10 to 15 minutes before frosting. 

Cream Cheese Frosting

  1. Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl.
  1. Beat until smooth.
  2. Spread over the cooled cake.
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 342
Total Fat 17 g
Saturated Fat 4 g
Unsaturated Fat 7 g
Cholesterol 37 mg
Sodium 213 mg
Carbohydrates 46 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Protein 3 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)