Apple Pie Cake

Is it a pie or is it a cake? This recipe gives all the great taste of apple pie with a sweet cake base rather than having to roll out a pastry crust. Use your favourite pie apples and serve with a scoop of vanilla butterscotch ripple ice cream.

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Baking Time: 50 minutes

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Serves: 8

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  • 1 cup (250 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 tsp (4 mL) baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) ground cinnamon
  • 4 cups (1 L) thinly sliced peeled Ontario Apples
  • 1 cup (250 mL) granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) butter, melted
  • 2 Ontario Eggs
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla


  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) each all-purpose flour and granulated sugar
  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) soft Ontario Butter


In medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.

In large bowl, mix together 2 tbsp (25 mL) sugar and cinnamon. Stir in apples; toss to coat well. Set aside.

In another large bowl, whisk together 1 cup (250 mL) granulated sugar and melted butter. Whisk in eggs and vanilla. Stir in flour mixture just until smooth. Scrape into greased 9-inch (23 cm) springform pan. Spoon apples over batter; pressing into batter slightly.

Streusel: In bowl used for flour mixture, stir together flour and sugar. With two forks, cut in butter until small crumbs. Spoon over apples.

Bake in 350°F (180°C) oven for 45 to 50 minutes or until apples are tender and toothpick inserted in centre comes out clean. Run knife around inside edge of pan; cool on wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove ring from pan.

Tip: Reduce oven temperature to 325°F (160°C) for darker pans.

Nutritional information

1 Serving

  • PROTEIN: 4 grams
  • FAT: 16 grams
  • CARBOHYRATE: 57 grams
  • CALORIES: 380
  • FIBRE: 2 grams
  • SODIUM: 280 mg