Cooking at Home - Apple Chunk Cake

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Published Saturday, November 13, 2021

Makes: 12 servings

Chunks of juicy apples fill this cake and fresh apples decorate the top.


  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups apple (diced, chunks)
  • 1/4 cup applesauce (unsweetened)
  • 2 cups apple (sliced, to place on cake)


  1. Preheat oven to 350deg F.
  2. Wash hands with soap and water.
  3. In a large bowl, mix sugar, oil and eggs together. Beat well.
  4. In a separate bowl, combine flour, salt, cinnamon, and baking soda. Add to egg batter and mix well.
  5. Add apple chunks and applesauce to the batter. Stir to combine.
  6. Coat an 8x8 inch baking pan with vegetable oil spray, and pour in batter.
  7. Bake until done, about 1 hour.
  8. Place apple slices on top of apple cake and serve.


Batter will be very think. This is normal.

Source: Healthy & Delicious: Simple Ways to Low Fat Chinese Cooking San Francisco Department of Public Health Chinatown Public Health Center

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 piece (1 1/2 " x 2") (114g)



Total Calories


Total Fat

6 g

Saturated Fat

1 g


31 mg


312 mg


45 g

Dietary Fiber

2 g

Total Sugars

27 g

Added Sugars included

20 g


3 g

Vitamin D

0 mcg


14 mg


1 mg


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