Moist and Spicy Cinnamon Apple Cake

Moist and Spicy Cinnamon Apple Cake


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 cups finely chopped apples (peeled and cored)

For Cinnamon Sugar Topping:

  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Cooking Steps:

Step 1: Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour a 9x13-inch baking pan.

Step 2: In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, ground cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and salt. Set aside.

Step 3: In a large bowl, cream together softened butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar until light and fluffy.

Step 4: Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in vanilla extract.

Step 5: Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, alternating with the applesauce, beginning and ending with the dry ingredients. Mix until just combined.

Step 6: Fold in the finely chopped apples until evenly distributed in the batter.

Step 7: Pour the batter into the prepared baking pan, spreading it evenly.

Cinnamon Sugar Topping:

Step 8: In a small bowl, combine granulated sugar and ground cinnamon for the topping.

Step 9: Sprinkle the cinnamon sugar mixture over the top of the cake batter.

Step 10: Bake in the preheated oven for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

Step 11: Allow the cake to cool in the pan for 15 minutes, then transfer it to a wire rack to cool completely.

Step 12: Once cooled, slice and serve the Moist and Spicy Cinnamon Apple Cake, enjoying the wonderful blend of apple and spice flavors.

This irresistible apple cake is sure to become a favorite, perfect for enjoying the rich flavors of autumn in every moist and spicy bite!

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