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Chocolate Apple Cake

  • Author: Lynette
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 50 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 18 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American


You’re going to love the combination of apples and chocolate! This recipe for a chocolate apple cake creates a dense, delicious dessert that is sure to please. And is unique enough that everyone will be wanting the recipe!


Units Scale
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 cup cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 cups apples, diced and divided
  • 1 cup nuts, finally chopped


  1. Prep: Preheat oven to 350˚ F. Grease a 9x13x2 inch pan.
  2. Sift: Sift together the flour, sugar, baking soda, cocoa powder, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice.
    dry ingredients to be sifted
  3. Beat Together: Beat in the eggs, oil and 1 cup of the apples. Beat for 3 minutes on medium speed.
    batter in mixing bowl with mixer
  4. Combine: Stir in the remaining apples and nuts. Pour into the baking pan.
    adding apples and nuts to batter
  5. Bake: Bake for 40-50 minutes in a preheated 350˚F oven.  It is done when a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.
    baked cake in 9x13 dish


Beat for 3 minutes: It sounds like a long time, but you’ll find that the batter changes color as you mix, so make sure to set that timer and so that it is mixed well for those 3 minutes.


  • Serving Size: 1 slice
  • Calories: 247
  • Sugar: 19.1
  • Sodium: 207.9
  • Fat: 14.3
  • Carbohydrates: 31.9
  • Protein: 3
  • Cholesterol: 20.7

Keywords: Chocolate Apple Cake, Chocolate Walnut Apple Cake