Amazing German Apple Cake

Amazing German Apple Cake
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Hi friends, and welcome to FeeRecipes, where I Barbara teaches you how to prepare delicious homemade meals to share with your family and friends. Today I’ll show you how to make German Apple Cake, and it’s going to be so delicious. 

The German apple cake is amazingly delicious, a rich looking cake so easy to make and it’s perfect for tea time or parties. So many folks are in love with this cake, and today I’m going to share with you this amazing recipe to make it by yourself anytime. Let’s get started.

What needs to make German apple cake

  • eggs
  • vegetable oil
  • white sugar
  • all-purpose flour
  • baking soda
  • ground cinnamon
  • salt
  • vanilla extract
  • apples
  • walnuts
  • cream cheese
  • butter
  • confectioners’ sugar
  • vanilla extract

Let’s jump to directions!

How to make German apple cake

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Grease and flour a 9×13-inch pan. Combine flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon in a medium bowl. Then set all aside.
  3. Combine eggs, oil, and sugar in a large bowl. Whisk until the mixture is frothy. Then add the flour mixture and whisk well. Then add vanilla and stir in the chopped apples and nuts. Pour into a 9×13-inch pan.
  4. Bake between 45 to 50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes clean. Allow the cake to cool and then divide it with the cream cheese glaze.
  5. For the frosting: Combine cream cheese, soft butter, powdered sugar, and a teaspoon of vanilla in a medium-sized bowl. Then whisk until gets smooth, then spread it over cake.

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German Apple Cake Reccipe

Course Dessert
Servings 24
Calories 284.3 kcal


  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 cups apples – peeled, cored and diced
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts
  • 2 (3 ounce) packages cream cheese
  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 ½ cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and four a 9×13 inch pan. In a medium bowl, mix together flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine eggs, oil and sugar. Beat until foamy. Add flour mixture and beat well. Add vanilla and stir in chopped apples and walnuts. Pour into a 9×13 inch pan.
  • Bake for 45 to 50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean. Allow cake to cool, then spread with cream cheese frosting.
  • To make the frosting: In a medium bowl, combine cream cheese, softened butter, confectioners sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Beat until smooth, then spread on cake.

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