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Throw it Together Cake Recipe

Throw it Together Cake

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"A moist apple cake with spices and nuts. This will warm you up on a cold day."

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Original recipe makes 1 - 9x13 inch pan Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    1 hr

    1 hr 5 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13 inch pan.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together the sugar, flour, baking soda, cinnamon and cloves. Add the eggs and oil, mix until well blended, then stir in the pecans and apple filling. Spread the batter evenly into the prepared pan.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 55 to 60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 13, 2008

I omitted the flour, sugar and baking soda and used a box of white cake mix in it's place. I also adding 1/4 tsp nutmeg to give it a "spice cake" taste. I frosted with my own allspice cream cheese frosting (which is your basic cream cheese frosting using vanilla and 3/4 tsp all spice). This is a super easy recipe even if you aren't as lazy as me and use cake mix. The spices are not overpowering.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Nov 17, 2014

I would be very careful with the timing. I saw the reviews, so I cut the cooking time down to 45 minutes, and I think it was still too long.


13 Ratings

Nov 10, 2006

Easy to make, I skipped the nuts, and topped with a glaze. Got rave reviews at work! Thanks for recipe.

Jun 26, 2005

I was very skeptical that this would turn out well because it seemed so easy. It came out perfect. Great for a breakfast bread. next time I will probably omit the nuts and maybe add a glaze for a topping.

May 03, 2011

Eliminated nuts due to allergy issues. Followed recipe exactly after that. Came out great! WATCH THE TIMER! Removed from the oven at 47 minutes and toothpick was clean and cake was perfect. 55 minutes would have killed this. I was worried that there wasn't enough batter for a 13 X 9. It is a great brunch recipe and alternative to my constant Banana Bread. 4 1/2 stars. Was good! Submitted three pix because I couldn't decide which pix was best. Thanks for the recipe!

Oct 15, 2011

YUM!!! This is better than any other apple cake I've made. I sliced through some of the apples to make smaller pieces (You can do this while they're still in the can) and added a generous 1/2 cup of mini chocolate chips. Thanks for such a delicious recipe!

Jun 23, 2010

Super easy and really tasty! Watch the time - I pulled it out after 50 minutes and it was already a tad overdone. Might be my oven but haven't noticed this before with other recipe times...

May 26, 2010

my husband loved it. so did i. thanks for this splendid recipe :)


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  • Calories
  • 176 kcal
  • 9%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 27.7 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol
  • 16 mg
  • 5%
  • Fat
  • 6.8 g
  • 11%
  • Fiber
  • 1 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 2 g
  • 4%
  • Sodium
  • 122 mg
  • 5%

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

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