Lucille’s Fresh Apple Cake

This fresh apple cake is delicious served warm! Easy to make and a crowd pleaser!

fresh apple cake

Lucille's Fresh Apple Cake
Prep Time
1 hr
Cook Time
50 mins
Resting Time
15 mins
Total Time
1 hr 50 mins

An easy, delicious and somewhat nutritional dessert that includes walnuts (optional) and apples. 

Course: Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Author: SmartyPantsKitchen
  • 4 cups apple (about 3 large apples) finely chopped
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 whole eggs slightly beaten
  • 1 cup oil (vegetable or canola)
  • 2 1/2 cups flour sifted
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  1. In a medium bowl, combine apples and sugar; cover and let sit in refrigerator for one hour

  2. Preheat oven to 350

  3. Lightly dust tube pan with flour
  4. In a large mixing bowl, cream together remaining ingredients, adding apples/sugar last

  5. Combine well and pour into tube pan

  6. Bake for 50 minutes; allow to rest for at least 15 minutes before removing cake from pan

Recipe Notes
  • The original recipe called for a cup of pecans; you can use either pecans or walnuts   
  • Prior to removing cake from pan, run the straight edge of a knife around the perimeter of the cake to loosen
  • If you like this recipe, take some to a neighbor or friend!