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Apple Spice Cake // One Lovely Life

Apple Spice Cake

  • Author: One Lovely Life
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 1 (9x13) cake 1x


This delicious apple spice cake has the perfect blend of warm spices and a gorgeous texture, thanks to a double-dose of apple goodness.


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup applesauce (I prefer unsweetened)
  • 2 apples, peeled, cored, and grated
  • 23 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp. cloves
  • 1 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 2 1/4 cups flour


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Cream butter and sugar with a hand mixer or spatula until light, fluffy, and well combined.
  3. Mix in eggs one at a time till well incorporated.
  4. Stir in applesauce and apples.
  5. Sift in cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and flour. Stir till all dry ingredients are just mixed in. Don’t overmix.
  6. Pour into a 9″ x 13″ baking dish that has been sprayed with cooking spray or buttered.
  7. Bake at 375 degrees for 30-40 minutes or till a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  8. Serve with buttermilk syrup or caramel sauce.
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 35
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: apple cake, spice cake, apple spice cake