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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.

Raisin Carrot Cake

Raisin Carrot Cake

Raisin Carrot Cake

This lightened-up moist cake is a favorite with my husband and son.—Joyce Donald, Star City, Saskatchewan

Apple Cake

Apple Cake

Apple Cake

IOWA—"We are retired and not longer have an orchard, but we bury crisp apples each fall from a nearby fruit grower. My husband and I really enjoy them, so we always get several bushels. We each eat an apple a day in winter. "For get-togethers, I like to make apple pie, apple salad or Apple Cake (recipe below). It's a moist yummy cake with a rich sweet butter sauce." —Leona Luecking, West Burlington

Butterscotch Apple Cake

Butterscotch Apple Cake

Butterscotch Apple Cake

"My family often requests this easy old-fashioned cake for get-togethers—especially in the fall," writes Beth Struble from Bryan, Ohio.
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Applesauce Cake

Applesauce Cake

Applesauce Cake

"This family favorite is so sweet, moist and tender, no one will know it's a low-fat cake," says Joanne Huff of Champaign, Illinois.

Honey Bun Cake

Honey Bun Cake

Honey Bun Cake

"I take along recipe cards to hand out when I bring this moist, fluffy cake to school socials," writes Kathy Mayo from Winston-Salem, North Carolina. "It always goes quickly."

Harvest Snack Cake

Harvest Snack Cake

Harvest Snack Cake

The ginger, cinnamon and nutmeg give this cake a familiar spice cake flavor, and raisins and shredded carrots help keep it moist. —Hilary Carroll, Dearborn, Michigan

Ultimate Chocolate Cake

Ultimate Chocolate Cake

Ultimate Chocolate Cake

Semisweet chocolate chips add rich flavor to this moist chocolaty cake that's lower in fat. Slices of it are excellent for dessert or a snack. —Kay McMicken of Charlotte, North Carolina

Almond Fudge Cake

Almond Fudge Cake

Almond Fudge Cake

"People are amazed that this luscious, moist and tender cake is a light dessert," confirms Mike Pickerel of Columbia, Missouri. "I love the rich chocolate flavor and fruity sauce."

Carousel Cake

Carousel Cake

Carousel Cake

YOUNGSTERS are sure to circle this merry-go-round in a hurry...and form long lines to get a piece! CT's kitchen staff created the carousel's top and base with cakes. For the pretty ponies, they shaped cookies using Philip's flavorful recipe. Best of all, putting the confection together doesn't require any unusual materials—just wood dowels, ribbon and other easy-to-find supplies.

Apple-Nut Coffee Cake

Apple-Nut Coffee Cake

Apple-Nut Coffee Cake

"My great-grandmother created this recipe, and it has been passed down through our family," shares Cyndi Martin of Montgomery, Illinois. Cinnamon nicely spices the moist snack cake that's made with tart apples, crunchy nuts and other everyday ingredients.

Moist Apple Cake

Moist Apple Cake

Moist Apple Cake

This appetizing apple cinnamon cake, draped with a warm brown sugar sauce, is a crowd-pleaser at parties or at the office, confirms Lisa Miller from West Chester, Ohio. "I adapted a friend's recipe by decreasing the oil and substituting applesauce," she notes. "I also switched to fat-free milk...but no one will ever guess this treat is light."
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