Apr. 19, 2021

Irish Apple Cake

Skill level: Easy

Irish Apple Cake is the perfect streusel-like cake that has a good bite of apples inside of it. This easy apple cake only takes minutes to prepare its batter and less than an hour to bake. This cake pairs perfectly with a hot cup of coffee or tea.


  • 4 Autumn Glory apples
  • 3 cups baking flour
  • ¾ cup butter, chilled and cubed
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ¾ cup milk
  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2½ teaspoons
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts


  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon


  1. Grease and flour an 8″ or 9″ round springform pan, then sit to the side.
  2. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  3. Whisk milk, eggs, and vanilla together, then sit to the side.
  4. In a large bowl, mix flour, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon.
  5. Add diced butter to the bowl and mix with your hands. Pinch butter pieces until they are pea-sized.
  6. Stir in sugar and brown sugar.
  7. Stir in apples and walnuts.
  8. Pour in your liquid mixture and combine until there are no more dry ingredients.
  9. The mixture will be dough-like, this is ok.
  10. Pour the mixture into your prepared cake pan.
  11. Sprinkle cinnamon and sugar on top.
  12. Bake for 45-55 minutes. The middle should be completely cooked and pass the toothpick test.

Recipe created by Rosalynn Daniels for Superfresh Growers.

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