Apple Cake

BY : PUBLISHED : December 29th, 2012 UPDATED: August 17th, 2021

This is a comforting, spicy cake that’s perfect for the cool weather.


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Apple Cake

This is a comforting, spicy cake that’s perfect for the cool weather.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 8 servings
Calories 253 kcal
DIET Vegan


  • 3/4 cup of sugar
  • 1/3 cup of canola oil
  • 1/4 cup of applesauce
  • 3 Tablespoons of almondmilk
  • 2 teaspoons of vanilla
  • 1 flax egg 1 Tbsp flax with 3 Tbsp warm water
  • 1 cup of all-purpose flour
  • 1 Tablespoon of cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 2 apples, peeled and diced
  • powdered sugar for dusting (optional)


  • Preheat oven to 325F. Lightly brush 8' pan with oil.
  • In medium bowl, combine sugar, oil, applesauce, almond milk, vanilla, flax meal and water. Whisk briskly until all ingredients are fully incorporated and mixture is consistent.
  • Add flour, cinnamon, baking powder, nutmeg and salt. Stir until just combined. Fold in chopped apples.
  • Spread mixture into baking pan and bake for 30-40 minutes, or until cake is pulling away from sides and a tester comes out clean.
  • Serve with powdered sugar, warm or cool.


Calories: 253kcalCarbohydrates: 39gProtein: 2gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 1gSodium: 207mgPotassium: 88mgFiber: 3gSugar: 24gVitamin A: 30IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 55mgIron: 1mg
Keyword apple cake, apple spice cake, applesauce, applesauce cake, vegan apple cake, vegan cake
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