Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  267
  • Protein  2 g
  • Carbohydrates  36 g
  • Fat  13 g
  • Cholesterol  18 mg
  • Sodium  195 mg
  • Potassium  52 mg
  • Phosphorus  27 mg
  • Calcium  11 mg
  • Fiber  1.0 g

Old Fashioned Applekuchen

Do a different twist on dessert and bake the kidney-friendly recipe for Old Fashioned Applekuchen. This classic dessert can be enjoyed as a dessert or snack by those following dialysis and CKD non-dialysis diets.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis

Recipe created by Mary’s grandmother and submitted by DaVita dietitian Mary from Missouri.

Portions: 18 pieces     Serving size: 2-1/2” x 2” piece


    • 2 cups sugar
    • 1 cup oil
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla
    • 2  eggs, beaten
    • 2 cups all-purpose white flour
    • 1 teaspoon baking soda
    • 3 teaspoon cinnamon
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 4 cups fresh apples, peeled and sliced 


    1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
    2. Blend all ingredients in order given, apples last and blended least.
    3. Grease a 12” x 7-1/2” glass baking pan or 2 smaller pans.
    4. Pour mixture into pan and bake at for approximately 1 hour. Cake will be golden.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

    • 1 starch
    • 1/2 fruit, low potassium
    • 2 fat
    • 1/2 high-calorie

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  •  Do not over cook, the cake should be moist. 

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Old Fashioned Applekuchen

cats says:


This is another great recipe, and very flavorful.

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