German Apple Cake

This classic cake is quick and easy to make and is bursting with flavor! It is perfectly moist and buttery with delicious, fresh apples.


  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons apple pie spice
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 Gala apples, cored, seeded and thinly sliced
  • ¾ cup chopped nuts (we used pecans)
  • ½ cup raisins or coconut


Preheat oven to 350˚F. Beat eggs with oil until fluffy, about two minutes.C ombine sugar, flour, soda, salt and spice. Beat one cup at a time into egg mixture until all has been incorporated. Using spatula, fold in extract, apples, nuts and fruit. Pour into 9"×13" prepared pan. Bake at 350˚F for about 50-55 minutes.

A tasty pan of german apple cake

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