Old Fashioned Fresh Apple Cake


Easy to make one bowl cake made with fresh apples and spices that is a perfect taste of Fall! 


  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 2 TBS fresh lemon juice
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp. fresh grated nutmeg
  • 6-7 medium fresh apples (such as Fugi or Honeycrisp) peeled, cored and roughly chopped
  • powdered sugar, for dusting


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 9" x 13" baking pan with cooking spray. Set aside. 
  2. In large bowl, whisk together the eggs, sugar, oil, and lemon juice.
  3. Sift in flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg until just combined with the wet ingredients.
  4. Fold in the fresh apples.
  5. Pour mixture into prepared pan and level off. Bake in oven for 45 -55 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  6. Cool on wire rack. Can be served warm with ice cream, if desired. When cooled completely, dust with powdered sugar and store in refrigerator.

Yield: 16 servings

Prep Time: 00 hrs. 10 mins.

Cook time: 00 hrs. 55 mins.

Total time: 65 mins.