Apple Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Thanks to Debbie Paradisa Foster for sharing this recipe with us on the GFC Facebook page.

Apple Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Debbie Paradisa Foster
Using a box cake makes whipping up this cake even easier!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Servings 6


  • 1 Box Betty Crocker GF Yellow Cake Mix
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine softened
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup apples finely shredded
  • 1/4 cup pecans finely chopped


  • 4 oz GF cream cheese softened
  • 2 Tbsp butter or margarine
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cups icing sugar
  • 1 - 3 tsp milk or milk alternative


  • In a large bowl beat cake mix, water, butter, cinnamon, eggs and vanilla on low speed 30 seconds. Beat on medium speed for 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally.
  • Fold in apples and pecans, then spread batter in a greased 8" pan and bake at 350°F for 35 - 40 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean. Allow to cool completely.
  • Using a mixer, add all frosting ingredients together and blend until smooth, then spread on cake.
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See also
Strawberry Cheesecake


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