Apple Spice Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

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This apple spice cake with cream cheese frosting is packed with flavor, filled with cinnamon, and has a delicious caramel undertone thanks to brown sugar. Then topped with fluffy cream cheese frosting – it’s the perfect cake for fall!

Servings: 15 pieces


For the Apple Spice Cake

2 1/4 cup all-purpose flour

2 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp baking soda

1/4 tsp salt

2 tsp cinnamon

1/2 tsp ginger

1/4 tsp nutmeg

2/3 cup vegetable oil

1 cup white sugar

3/4 cup packed brown sugar

3 large eggs , room temperature

2 tsp vanilla extract

1 cup apple sauce

1 1/2 cups grated apple

1/3 cup sour cream

For the Cream Cheese Frosting

1/4 cup unsalted butter , softened to room temperature

8 oz cream cheese , softened to room temperature

3 cup powdered sugar , sifted

1 tsp vanilla

1-2 tablespoons cream , as needed

chopped walnuts . optional


For the Apple Spice Cake

  1. Preheat the oven to 350F degrees. 
  2. Grease and flour a 9×13 inch cake pan. 
  3. In a large bowl whisk together the flour, baking soda, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger & nutmeg. 
  4. In a large bowl using an electric mixer beat together the oil, sugars, eggs and vanilla. Then stir in the apple sauce, grated apple and sour cream.
  5. Visit Apple Spice Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting @ for full instructions.

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