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Southern Apple Cake with Walnut Glaze

A moist cake filled with apples, glazed with frosting and walnuts.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword apple cake
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 1 large bundt or 6 mini bundts / 12 servings
Calories 573 kcal


  • 3 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 ½ cups sugar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 cups fresh granny smith apples peeled, cored and diced (approx. 2 -3 large apples)


  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 stick butter 1/2 cup
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts walnuts or pecans
  • 1 tsp vanilla



  1. Sift together flour, sugar, soda, cinnamon and salt. Add eggs, oil and apples. Mix well; it will be thick. Spread evenly in tube pan (ex. bundt or angel food cake pan) spritzed with cooking spray. Bake at 325 for 1 hr and 15 minutes.


  1. Mix sugar, margarine and milk in saucepan and boil 2 minutes. Add nuts and vanilla. Pour over cake.
  2. Let the cake set in the pan about 5-10 minutes. The minute I take it out of the pan, I pour the glaze over the hot cake and continue spooning it over the cake.


Mini bundt - If you decide to make a mini-bundt, like I did, the baking time can be reduced to about 25 min. Just keep an eye on them!

Nutrition Facts
Southern Apple Cake with Walnut Glaze
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 573
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.