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Easy Apple Dapple Cake

Is a sweet apple treat on your mind?  This Easy Apple Dapple Cake recipe is the sweetest fall treat I've ever eaten!  The combination of fresh apples in the cake with warm icing is hard to beat!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword apple dapple cake
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 16 people
Calories 290kcal
Author Jennifer @ Plowing Through Life



  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 4 cups diced apples
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts optional


  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons milk



  • Heat oven to 325 degrees F.  Grease and flour 13"x9"x2" sheet cake pan.  Combine sugar and eggs, beat well.  Add oil, cream well.
  • Add flour, baking soda and cinnamon.  Stir well.  Stir in apples and nuts.  
  • Pour into greased and floured cake pan.  Bake 40 - 50 minutes.  Cake is done when a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.


  • Combine brown sugar, butter and milk in saucepan.  Bring to a boil.  Boil for 1 minute.  Pour hot glaze over warm cake.


Calories: 290kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 105mg | Potassium: 102mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 35g | Vitamin A: 134IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1mg