Cinnamon Apple Cake: A Classic and Cozy Treat

Indulge in the comforting flavors of autumn with this delicious Cinnamon Apple Cake. This recipe combines the sweet and tart taste of apples with the warm spice of cinnamon, creating a delightful dessert that’s perfect for any occasion. The cake is layered with slices of cinnamon-coated apples, ensuring a burst of fruity flavor in every bite. The addition of orange juice adds a subtle citrus note, complementing the overall taste of the cake. Whether enjoyed as a dessert, a snack with your afternoon tea, or as a special treat, this cinnamon apple cake is sure to bring a cozy atmosphere to your table with its simple yet delightful flavors.


For the Apples:

  • 4-6 medium apples (Red Delicious or Gala)
  • 3 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 3 TBS sugar (35 g)

For the Cake:

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour (360 g)
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • ⅓ cup orange juice (80 ml)
  • 3 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 ½ cups sugar (500 g)
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup vegetable oil (240 ml)


  1. Prepare Apples: Peel, core, and slice apples into wedges. Toss with sugar and cinnamon.
  2. Cake Preparation: Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour a tube pan.
  3. Dry Ingredients: Sift together flour and baking powder.
  4. Wet Ingredients: Mix orange juice and vanilla extract.
  5. Creaming: In a mixer, beat sugar and eggs until fluffy. Gradually add oil.
  6. Combining: Alternate adding flour mixture and orange juice to the egg mixture, starting and ending with flour.
  7. Assembling: Pour ⅓ of the batter into the pan. Layer with half of the apples. Repeat layers, finishing with batter.
  8. Baking: Bake for 75-90 minutes. Cool before removing from pan.
  9. Serving: Run a knife around edges and tube to release cake.

Recipe Notes:

  • Avoid overmixing the batter.
  • Drizzle apple juices over the cake for added flavor.
  • Allow the cake to cool completely in the tube pan before inverting.
  • Store at room temperature for up to 5 days or freeze for two months.

Enjoy this Cinnamon Apple Cake as a heartwarming treat that captures the essence of fall flavors. Perfect for sharing with friends and family, this cake is a testament to the timeless combination of apples and cinnamon. Visit our site for more delicious baking recipes!

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