Fresh Apple Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

  • Yield: 20 servings

"My Aunt Vera, who was a wonderful old-time cook, gave me this recipe."


1 3/4cups granulated sugar
3 eggs
1cup vegetable oil
2cups all-purpose flour
1teaspoon baking soda
1teaspoon cinnamon
1/4teaspoon salt
2cups peeled and chopped apples
1cup chopped walnuts
Cream Cheese Icing:
1/2cup butter or margarine, softened
1 (1-pound) box confectioners' sugar
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Grease and flour a 13-by-9-inch baking dish.
  2. Beat sugar, eggs and oil together with a mixer until well blended. Mix in flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Stir in apples and walnuts, mixing well.
  3. Pour into baking dish. Bake 50 to 55 minutes. Let cool before icing.
  4. To prepare the icing, mix butter, sugar, cream cheese and vanilla. Spread on cooled cake.

Recipe by Darlene Reinoehl, Klingerstown, Pa.