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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.

Apple Bundt Cake

Apple Bundt Cake

Apple Bundt Cake

I love this recipe because the cake has a thin, crunchy crust and a soft, delicious inside. With the butter cream sauce, it's almost like eating candy.

Makeover Spice Crumb Cake

Makeover Spice Crumb Cake

Makeover Spice Crumb Cake

Replacing the shortening with a small amount of oil and some applesauce, and substituted two egg whites for one of the eggs. Even though butter is used instead of shortening ind the topping to retain the from-scratch flavor, this cake still has less fat calories and cholesterol than the original version.—Carolyn Nicholas, Winter Springs, Florida

Applesauce Oat Cake

Applesauce Oat Cake

Applesauce Oat Cake

The spicy aroma of this cake brings back childhood memories of my mother's kitchen. This small cake is just right for a couple of cake lovers. -Donna Perkins, Mineral Wells, Texas
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Zucchini Carrot Spice Cake

Zucchini Carrot Spice Cake

Zucchini Carrot Spice Cake

My family adores sweets, and I like to serve treats like this that are good for them, too. The cake is spiced just right and has a creamy marshmallow topping spiked with orange juice and vanilla. —Layla Payton, Midwest City, Oklahoma

Apple Spice Snack Cake

Apple Spice Snack Cake

Apple Spice Snack Cake

"Nothing could be simpler or more delicious than this moist apple cake," relates Reba Savoie of Roswell, New Mexico. It's easy to create the four-ingredient treat with a spice cake mix...and even easier on your pocketbook at just 18 cents per piece.

Orange Applesauce Cupcakes

Orange Applesauce Cupcakes

Orange Applesauce Cupcakes

Kids of all ages rave about these fruity cupcakes. I've been making them for 25 years to serve at potlucks, church picnics and family suppers. For a tasty variation, substitute crushed pineapple for the applesauce.

14-Karat Cake

14-Karat Cake

14-Karat Cake

"When I served this carrot cake to my family last Easter, everyone loved it...and they couldn't tell I had lightened it up!" relates Ellen Schuh of Sherwood, Wisconsin.

Apple Pound Cake

Apple Pound Cake

Apple Pound Cake

An apple cider glaze makes each slice of this rich pound cake nice and sweet. It's a favorite fall treat at our house. —Mary Martin, Madison, North Carolina

Makeover White Layer Cake

Makeover White Layer Cake

Makeover White Layer Cake

Compared to the original recipe it is modified from, this pared-down dessert has nearly 60% less fat, just half the cholesterol and about a quarter less calories and sodium.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin

Jewish Apple Cake

Jewish Apple Cake

Jewish Apple Cake

This moist cake, with two layers of cinnamon-seasoned apples, makes a yummy snack or breakfast treat. "My family loves Jewish Apple Cakes, so this low-fat version became an instant favorite," says Kylene Konosky of Jermyn, Pennsylvania.

Cran-Apple Walnut Cake

Cran-Apple Walnut Cake

Cran-Apple Walnut Cake

I rely on applesauce to keep this crowd-pleasing cake tender and moist. The blend of nuts, cranberries and apples complements the subtle hint of wheat flour for terrific taste.—Martha Pollock, Oregonia, Ohio
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