Old Fashioned Apple Cake

Old Fashioned Apple Cake

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"A moist apple cake that I make in an angel food pan. Sauce is poured over cake when taken out of oven. Delicious!"
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1 h 30 m servings 511 cals
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Original recipe yields 16 servings



  • Calories:
  • 511 kcal
  • 26%
  • Fat:
  • 28.7 g
  • 44%
  • Carbs:
  • 60.9g
  • 20%
  • Protein:
  • 5.2 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 47 mg
  • 16%
  • Sodium:
  • 329 mg
  • 13%

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.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease and flour a 10 inch tube pan.
  2. In a large bowl, combine flour, 2 cups sugar, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Make a well in the center and pour in the eggs, oil, orange juice and vanilla. Mix well. Stir in the chopped apple, nuts and coconut. Pour into prepared pan.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 75 to 90 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Pour glaze over cake and let stand for 1 hour before turning out.
  4. To make the glaze: In a saucepan, combine butter, 1 cup sugar, 1/2 teaspoon baking soda and 1/2 cup buttermilk. Bring to a rolling boil and pour over cake.


  1. 20 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

Now this is an excellent cake! This is the first cake on this site that I wish I could give more than 5 stars. My family loved it. The only change I made was I used a 9x13 pan and it worked fine...

Most helpful critical review

This cake was ok, i dont see myself making it again anytime soon. The baking time is way too long, it was dried out and I even pulled it out ten minutes early.

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Now this is an excellent cake! This is the first cake on this site that I wish I could give more than 5 stars. My family loved it. The only change I made was I used a 9x13 pan and it worked fine...

I have made this cake several times for various functions. Have had many requests for the recipe. YUMMY & my 3 year old can't get enough of it. Thanks!

I hate to make a recipe for a function without trying it first, but I didn't have time before the garden club meeting. I made this recipe and it was a huge hit. I made it in a bundt pan, baked...

I was a little concerned when making this because the batter was so thick. However, I was pleasantly surprised when it came out. I cooked it in a bundt pan and it looked picture perfect. Everyon...

This is a wonderful cake. Loved the coconut in it and the sauce is what really makes the cake. Next time I will poke something into the cake to get the sauce to go to the bottom. I made ...

This was excellent! The amount of oil I poured in the bowl and then the amount of glaze and how that would work out had me a bit worried, but went forward as written with good faith and had a fa...

This is GREAT!!. I didn't have fresh apples or orange juice so I used a quart of home canned apples and used the juice in place of the orange juice. Really moist.

delicious!!!really moist and taste excelent

This cake is EXCELLENT! When I make this up I have to make 2, one for my mother and one for my uncle! They say its just like they used to make em! I don't add the coconut or nuts or the glaze an...

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