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Apple Cake with Butter Coffee Icing

Love apples but tired of plain old apple pie? Change up summer dessert by making my Apple Cake with Butter Coffee Icing.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Course: Appetizer, Baking, cake, cakes, Dessert, fruit, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: apple, apples, cake, cakes, chocolate peanut butter, coffee, dessert, desserts, frosting, fruit, fruits, icing, snack, snacks, sweet
Servings: 8 people


  • 3 c grated apples
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 c sugar
  • 1 c canola or vegetable oil
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 c flour
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 c pecans chopped

Butter Coffee Icing

  • 1/3 c butter softened
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 3 c powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsp cold coffee


  • Combine apples, eggs, sugar, and oil.
  • Beat until ingredients are just combined.
  • Add remaining ingredients and mix well.
  • Spoon into a greased bundt cake pan.
  • Bake at 350F for 40-45 min. or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  • Allow to cool before frosting.

For Coffee Butter Icing

  • Cream together butter and sugar.
  • Beat in remaining ingredients until smooth.