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Romanian Apple Cake


"This is a wonderfully simple, yet delicious cake! It is so moist and fresh, it will surely be a favorite with your family, just like it is with mine! The main length of the preparation time is cutting and peeling the apples. A mixture of apples works great, although I usually use Golden Delicious."
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1 h 15 m servings 393 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 - 9x13 inch pan)


  • Calories:
  • 393 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 20.1 g
  • 31%
  • Carbs:
  • 50.2g
  • 16%
  • Protein:
  • 5 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 46 mg
  • 16%
  • Sodium:
  • 124 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13 inch pan. Cut the apples into 1 inch wedges. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs and sugar until blended. Mix in the baking soda, oil, cinnamon and vanilla. Stir in the flour, just until incorporated. Fold in the apples and walnuts.
  3. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake in the preheated oven for 55 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool slightly. May be served warm or at room temperature.

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This recipe is wonderful! I live in Holland and they do not sell vegetable oil like they do at home in America, so I had to use corn oil and it turned out perfectly. I used Braeburn apples since...

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I made this exactly as suggested, we really didn't like the texture or flavor. Sorry.

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This recipe is wonderful! I live in Holland and they do not sell vegetable oil like they do at home in America, so I had to use corn oil and it turned out perfectly. I used Braeburn apples since...

This is just like what my grandmother (Romanian, of course, she immigrated to Canada with my grandfather) used to make, she called it Appelkuchen (not sure of spelling). She diced the apples fin...

My son and I made this as part of a school report on Romania. It was a huge hit at school and he came home with an empty pan and tons of requests for the recipe. Now months later his class has...

This was very easy to prepare. The cake looked very lumpy and I thought that there were too many apples, but it made the cake very moist and tasty. Was great warm but even better the next day.

Very nice cake first time I tried it and it is very moist I did use a can of apples thats cheating but it was very yummy Thanks

AWESOME! This was so delicious in a real comfort-food, homey kind of way. I made this for my husband to take to the Thanksgiving lunch he had at work. I used five kinds of apples (Macintosh, Gra...

This is a great cake. Right away I decided I wanted to add 1 T. of cinnamon instead of what it called for. We are a cinnamon family, especially when it comes to cinnamoned apples. I added 1/4 ...

Excellent recipe...I did however make some modifications: Used pears not apples, 1 cup sugar not 1 and 1/2 cups, no baking soda used

This was a nice apple cake, made to the recipe. My apples carry a lot of moisture, so needs a little more flour for me, otherwise it's too moist. I would have liked to see some more cinnamon in ...