Cooking at Home - Apple Cake

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Published Sunday, August 18, 2019

Makes:   12 servings 

Sliced apples and apricot jam glaze on top make this a great cake for special occasions.


  • 10 tablespoons butter
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 3/4 cups flour (sifted)
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon lemon rind (grated)
  • 2 apples (medium, pared, cored, sliced)
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 8 tablespoons apricot jam (1/2 cup)


  1. Beat butter with sugar until creamy.
  2. Add eggs one at a time, beating until well blended.
  3. Add flour, baking powder, and lemon rind, beat 4 minutes.
  4. Pour into greased 9-inch spring-form pan.
  5. Arrange the apples on the batter, sprinkle with 2 teaspoons sugar.
  6. Bake 1 hour at 350 degrees.
  7. Remove from pan, brush apples with jam, cool.

Source: University of Illinois, Extension Service, Wellness Ways Resource Book: Taste of the World

Nutrition Information

Nutrients Amount

Calories 272 

Total Fat 11 g

Saturated Fat 7 g

Cholesterol 72 mg

Sodium 106 mg

Total Carbohydrate 40 g

Dietary Fiber 1 g

Total Sugars 22 g

Added Sugars included 19 g

Protein 4 g

Vitamin D 0 mcg

Calcium 63 mg

Iron 1 mg

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