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Apple Butter Spice Cake Recipe

Apple Butter Spice Cake

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"This is a very good and moist cake recipe I received from my grandmother years ago. It makes a nice addition to any dinner table."

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Original recipe makes 1 - 9x13 inch cake Change Servings

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spray or grease one 9x13 inch pan.
  2. Prepare the topping by mixing together the brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and chopped pecans.
  3. Sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  4. Blend together butter and sugar; add eggs and beat well. Add apple butter, vanilla, wheat germ or bran cereal. Add sifted dry ingredients alternately with sour cream; mix well after each addition.
  5. Pour 1/2 batter into pan, sprinkle 1/2 the topping over top. Pour remaining batter and top with remaining topping.
  6. Bake for 40 minutes.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Nov 06, 2004

I found this recipe when I was looking to use up a jar of apple butter a friend gave me. It is a great cake! I did some modifications; brown sugar instead of white; walnuts instead of pecans; instant oats instead of bran/wheat germ. Perfect for potluck or church socials - no messy frosting.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Sep 17, 2011

The recipe as written has 2x as much sugar as I'd want! So minus a few stars for that. I made it healthier with whole wheat flour, reduced the butter a little, plain Greek yogurt instead of sour cream, and cut the sugar in HALF - it was still a little too sweet for my tastes. Otherwise it was moist and tasty, will make again - with less sugar.

 
Dec 17, 2002

It is delicious - I baked it in a bundt cake pan and it was also very pretty -

 
Nov 27, 2002

Wonderful, moist cake! A real treat. The batter was thicker than I expected and I thought I made a mistake, but the result was a big hit with everyone.

 
Oct 27, 2003

Very moist, delicious cake. Would make a good breakfast cake. I made mine in a bundt pan and layered with 1/2 crumb mixture, 1/2 batter, crumb, batter. Scrumptious!! I also made the 'All Day Apple Butter' recipe from this site and used it in this recipe.

 
Nov 30, 2011

I made muffins out of this recipe. I used APPLE CIDER apple butter and I cut the sugar in the actual bread recipe in half. For muffins, there was a little too much topping (and imo, I think the topping needs butter, more like a streusel) but I'm not complaining. ;) I can't stop eating it. Quite moist, slightly chewy and VERY flavorful, one of the BEST quick breads I've had in a long time.

 
Jan 19, 2006

Outstanding recipe for a great coffee cake for a brunch. I added 1/2c. of cinnamon chips and a chopped Gala apple- Excellent!

 
Feb 03, 2005

I only made this to use up some applebutter but this recipe is a keeper. It is worth buying the apple butter just to make the cake. Delish!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 266 kcal
  • 13%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 40.6 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol
  • 43 mg
  • 14%
  • Fat
  • 10.7 g
  • 17%
  • Fiber
  • 1.1 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 3 g
  • 6%
  • Sodium
  • 224 mg
  • 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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