Fresh Apple Cake I

Fresh Apple Cake I


"Bake this old recipe in a cast iron skillet."


servings 326 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 326 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 13.4 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 48.7g
  • 16%
  • Protein:
  • 4.5 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 44 mg
  • 15%
  • Sodium:
  • 222 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9 inch cast iron skillet. In a medium bowl, mix the flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon together and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugar until fluffy. Add the egg and beat well. Add the vanilla. Add the flour mixture and beat well. Fold in the chopped apples and nuts.
  3. Pour batter into a greased 9 inch cast iron skillet or cake pan. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 45 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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  1. 36 Ratings


This is one of the best cakes I have ever tasted. I changed it just a little bit by adding 1/4 cup of olive oil (I don't use the extra virgin because the taste is a bit strong, but it also work...

This cake is wonderful at breakfast or as a snack. I knew the apples I was using would stay firm and not give off a lot of moiture, so I added 1/2 cup of plain yogurt to the batter. It was moist...

Although the flavor of this cake is good, it is very dry. The fresh apples add some moisture to the dry ingredients, but next time will add 3/4 Cup of buttermilk to the butter and sugar.

Everyone loved this cake! All I changed about this recipe is that I added 1/4 cup of applesauce and the moisture in the cake was perfect. My family is begging me to make another one!

I think this deserves higher than 5 star. In less than 5 days I have made 3 of these cakes and I had to use my bundt cake pan, but they are beautiful and oh so delicious. This is a real KEEPER f...

I grated the peeled apple into the mixture and that really helped the texture and made it a bit more moist. It is an extremely flavoursome cake, and I baked mine with walnut halves on the top to...

I was surprised I liked this cake so much, and that it came out as well as it did. A note: the cake batter is very thick and it almost comes out like brownie batter. When the cake bakes it's mo...

My 3 year old grandson and I baked this wonderful cake today. I changed it up just a smigeon, my kids like it spicy. I added a pinch of nutmeg and allspice. I also followed anothers suggestion a...

This recipe needs tweaking, but can come out very good. I doubled the recipe and used it for muffins instead. Instead of 2 cups apples, I used 2 large Granny Smith apples. It does come out TOO d...