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Delicious Apple Cake

Updated on July 19, 2013
5 stars from 1 rating of Delicious Apple Cake

This cake is amazing! The tart Granny Smith apples really taste great, and along with the hint of cinnamon and nutmeg they make this cake very moist and delicious!

Delicious Apple Cake packs a heaping amount of fiber and antioxidants so you can eat this cake and indulge in your Non-Guilty Pleasures!

I use a low fat cream cheese frosting to keep this recipe guilt-free!

This cake won't last long. Like my Dad always said "Tastes like more!"

Cook Time

Prep time: 1 hour
Cook time: 45 min
Ready in: 1 hour 45 min
Yields: Serves 8 people


  • 1-1/2 c Flour
  • 2 tsp Baking Soda
  • Pinch Salt
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Nutmeg
  • 1/2 c Butter, room temperature
  • 1 c Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 4 c Granny Smith Apples, finely chopped
  • 1 c All-Bran Bran Buds Cereal
  • 2 (8 oz) pkg Cream Cheese 1/3 Less Fat, room temperature
  • 1/2 c Butter, room temperature
  • 2 c Powdered Sugar, sifted
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  1. Preheat oven to 350°
  2. Stir flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg together in a small mixing bowl.
  3. Beat butter and sugar together until light and fluffy in a large mixing bowl. Add eggs, beat until smooth.
  4. Stir apples, Bran Buds cereal and flour mixture into the butter mixture.
  5. Spray a 9x9x2 inch baking dish with cooking spray. Spread cake mixture evenly into pan.
  6. Bake about 45 minutes - 1 hour or until cake pulls away from sides of pan. Let cool for 30 minutes.
  8. Use a mixer to mix cream cheese and butter together until smooth. Add vanilla.
  9. Gradually add powdered sugar, mix on medium speed until creamy.
  10. Refrigerate frosting about 1/2 hour before icing cooled cake.
  11. Refrigerate remaining frosting.


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    • Success Full 1 profile image

      Success Full 1 4 years ago

      I'm glad you liked it! Thank You So Much! I will have to try one of your recipes soon.

    • Zsuzsy Bee profile image

      Zsuzsy Bee 4 years ago from Ontario/Canada

      Just dropped by to let you know that your apple cake recipe turned out perfect and was loved by everyone. It definitely has that "need more" flavour. Thanks again for sharing.


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      Success Full 1 4 years ago

      You can use any apple that you prefer, I prefer Granny Smith for baking. Thank You!

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      peachy 4 years ago from Home Sweet Home

      thanks for sharing your recipe. I don't eat granny apple because they taste sour. Maybe I could replace them with royal gala apples instead? Voted up

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      Zsuzsy Bee 4 years ago from Ontario/Canada

      This recipe looks great. I just happen to have some Granny Smiths in the fridge... guess what I'll be baking tomorrow. Let you know how it turns out.

      Thank you for sharing.

      regards Zsuzsy