German Apple Cake

German Apple Cake

"'My mother made this cake for me and my brothers during our childhood,' says Edie DeSpain, a field editor from Logan, Utah. 'It's excellent anytime of the year for potlucks or picnics.'"
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1 h 10 m servings
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Original recipe yields 12 servings

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  1. In a large mixing bowl, beat the eggs, sugar, oil and vanilla. Combine the flour, cinnamon, baking soda and salt; add to egg mixture and mix well. Fold in apples and nuts. Pour into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking dish. Bake at 350 degrees F for 55-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.
  2. In a small mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and butter. Add confectioners' sugar, beating until smooth. Spread over cake. Refrigerate leftovers.

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I've made this cake several times and followed the recipe exactly as written. It is very moist and delicious. This recipe is a "keeper" for me and my family.

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This really is not a authentic apple cake. Oil was never used in cake making.

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I've made this cake several times and followed the recipe exactly as written. It is very moist and delicious. This recipe is a "keeper" for me and my family.

I have had the same recipe for over 20 years , except I add walnuts and omit the frosting. It is very delicious and, without the frosting, can be stored up to 2 days at room temperature and up ...

This is a great recipe as-is. I had all the ingredients to make a chocolate cake for my 2-year-old's b-day when out of the blue he asked for "papple cake". I had no idea how I would decorate a...

made this for a dinner with friends, we couldn't get enough.

Very Good Cake, I have made it with 3 cups blueberries, and found it to be very good. I get special request for this cake. It is a keeper.

This is such a good recipe; always a hit. The only thing I do different is I frost it while it is hot. After it cools I then refrigerate for one or two days before I serve it. I also add 1/4 ...

YUM! I made cupcakes. The only thing I did different is swap out a 1/4 C. of the oil for a 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce. Next time I will do 1/2. I used Haralsen apples. I did not make the ...

A friend and I used this recipe for a school gathering but instead of making a cake, we decided to make cupcakes. They were so delicious and everyone really liked them

Absolutely perfect. Subbed pecans for walnuts. This is on the menu for every fall party!

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