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Apple Cakes

We feature the best recipes for apple cakes, including fruitcake, shortcake, bundt cake, rum cake, torte, cupcakes, snack cakes and more.

Lemon Delight Cake

Lemon Delight Cake

Lemon Delight Cake

When I needed to bring a treat to work, I combined four different recipes into this moist cake. A boxed mix makes it easy, but the creamy filling and buttery topping make it memorable. —Lydia Mason of Brainerd, Minnesota

Mocha Frosted Snack Cake

Mocha Frosted Snack Cake

Mocha Frosted Snack Cake

Here's a lighter version of a chocolate mocha cake I've been baking for my family for over 30 years. I replaced part of the sugar with a lower-calorie sugar blend and some of the oil with applesauce. It turned out just as delicious.—Donna Roberts, Manhattan, Kansas

Oatmeal Cake with Broiled Frosting

Oatmeal Cake with Broiled Frosting

Oatmeal Cake with Broiled Frosting

After enjoying this recipe for more than 30 years, I knew it was time to revise it. I was happy to discover that replacing the oil with applesauce and using fat-free half-and-half didn't alter the flavor of my favorite snack. —Pat Van Cleve of Winston-Salem, North Carolina
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Cinnamon-Apple Honey Cake

Cinnamon-Apple Honey Cake

Cinnamon-Apple Honey Cake

"We're not keen on desserts, but I wanted to make my husband a small cake for his birthday," says Rebecca Zeissler of Forest Park, Illinois. "So i created this recipe for the occasion, and the cake came out moist, elegant and delicious."

Apple Gingerbread Cake

Apple Gingerbread Cake

Apple Gingerbread Cake

Add apples and a crumb topping to a packaged gingerbread cake mix for a speedy treat.

Lemon Cake

Lemon Cake

Lemon Cake

This fluffy cake is full of citrus flavor but not much fat or cholesterol. Preparation starts with a boxed mix for convenience and ends with a refreshing two-ingredient lemon glaze.—Bonita Giesbrecht, Glenn, California

Yogurt Spice Cake

Yogurt Spice Cake

Yogurt Spice Cake

If you’re looking for a easy guilt-free way to dress up a boxed mix, try this yummy cake with a spice flavor and a hint of apple.—Jolene Hermoe, Raymond, South Dakota

Spiced Cocoa Cupcakes

Spiced Cocoa Cupcakes

Spiced Cocoa Cupcakes

To me, a good cup of hot spiced cocoa is heavenly, and that's what these chocolate cupcakes remind me of. The drizzled desserts are a budget-friendly finish for any meal. —Shirley A. Glaab, Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Pineapple Poke Cake

Pineapple Poke Cake

Pineapple Poke Cake

This delicious dessert refreshes all year round. With several store-bought ingredients, it’s a snap to prepare any time. –Sandra Etelamaki of Ishpeming, Michigan

Makeover Peanut Butter Layer Cake

Makeover Peanut Butter Layer Cake

Makeover Peanut Butter Layer Cake

Our home economists accepted Janice Perdue's challenge to slim down both the cake and frosting for this tried-and-true treat. The Oroville, California baker was delighted with this revamped recipe that serves 113 fewer calories, almost half the cholesterol and 10 less grams of fat.—Taste of Home's Test Kitchen

Grandma's Apple Carrot Cake

Grandma's Apple Carrot Cake

Grandma's Apple Carrot Cake

Rich, moist and cinnamony, this old-fashioned cake recipe was handed down from our beloved Grandma Kelly. It's a perfect way to use up a few carrots and an apple...and it's ideal for smaller families, since it yields fewer servings.
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