Apple Pecan Cake with Cinnamon Frosting

Simple and special dessert for Thanksgiving and the holiday season! An easy-layer cake is a fall treat with grated apples, chopped pecans, and cinnamon frosting!
Apple Pecan Cake with Cinnamon Frosting
Apple Pecan Cake with Cinnamon Frosting

Apple Pecan Cake with Cinnamon Frosting

Simple and special dessert for Thanksgiving and the holiday season! An easy-layer cake is a fall treat with grated apples, chopped pecans, and cinnamon frosting!
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 30 mins
Resting time 10 mins
Total Time 2 hrs
Servings 8

Ingredients
  

  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 cups Sugar
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • cups Vegetable oil
  • 2 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Rind Grated
  • 2 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • cups Chopped Pecans
  • 2 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp Nutmeg
  • 3 cups Granny Smith Apples Peeled & Grated (Approximately 4 apples)

Frosting

  • oz Cream Cheese
  • ¾ cup Sweet Butter
  • 2 cups Confectioners' Sugar
  • ¾ tsp Vanilla Extract
  • ¾ cup Pecans Chopped

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 325°F.
  • Beat eggs in a large bowl until frothy.
  • Beat in sugar, salt, oil, vanilla, lemon juice, and lemon rind.
  • Beat until well blended.
  • Sift flour, baking soda, cinnamon, and nutmeg together.
  • Add gradually to egg mixture until well blended.
  • Stir in apples and pecans.
  • Grease and flour an angel food cake pan.
  • Bake for 1-1/2 hours.
  • Allow the cake to cool for a few minutes before removing it from the pan.

Frosting

  • Mix all ingredients except pecans together.
  • Beat to a fluffy consistency.
  • Stir in pecans.
  • Spread over cooled cake.
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