Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  368
  • Protein  4 g
  • Carbohydrates  52 g
  • Fat  16 g
  • Cholesterol  53 mg
  • Sodium  110 mg
  • Potassium  99 mg
  • Phosphorus  72 mg
  • Calcium  67 mg
  • Fiber  1.5 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

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

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • 1 medium apple yields approximately 1 cup peeled and cored.
  • Cake batter will be thick. Spread with a spatula to coat apples with top layer of batter.
  • This high calorie dessert is a great choice for packing in extra calories. Not recommended for people with diabetes due to the high carbohydrate content.

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10 Comments | Average User Rating:
Apple Cake
Blackdog18 says:

Wonder how this would be with 1/2 the oil and adding applesauce for the other 1/2. I'll let ya know. Rating is because it sounds good.

Jan. 10, 2018, 4:28 PM
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awstack says:

This cake was tasty and a bit dry, except around the apples.

Oct. 13, 2016, 5:12 PM
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CarolCWC says:

I agree that this cake is delicious. However, I would not call the batter thick. I would call it extremely thick and sticky. Very difficult to handle. It rode up the beaters of my mixer and into the sockets. Also very hard to spread over the apples. I tried it a second time because it was so good, and just made a half recipe. Still very hard to deal with batter.

Mar. 26, 2015, 7:56 AM
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I used a little less sugar about 1 3/4 cup on the batter and about less than 1 cup of the canola oil. Also instead of using baking powder I used baking soda and Tartar sauce ( 1 1/2 tsp. Of baking soda and 1 tsp Tartar sauce) . Really taste good. Sweetness just enough. I also substituted. 1/3 c of fresh lemon juice instead of orange!

Aug. 11, 2014, 8:08 PM
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klshively says:

How is it possible to use OJ in this recipe for renal patients? Too much K+ as far as I am concerned! Moderator comment: With only 1/4 cup orange juice the potassium contribution is only 7 mg per serving. You could use apple juice instead and add some orange zest.

Oct. 24, 2012, 4:21 AM
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stb4 says:

Loved this cake will bake it again. Awesome.

Apr. 20, 2012, 8:44 PM
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leigh561 says:

I made this using the Splenda blend and put a cream cheese glaze on was little on the heavy side but still a wonderful cake that the whole family enjoyed. Will be making this again!

Jul. 06, 2010, 5:37 PM
Apple Cake

Since my dad is Diabetic, I baked this cake with half the sugar (actually I used Splenda) and it was delicious.

Jun. 07, 2009, 10:52 AM
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kr92097 says:

Excellent cake. My family loved it.

May. 26, 2009, 9:28 AM
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grogg2 says:

Baked this cake & served it with warm honey sauce. It was a hit. Everyone raved about it & wanted recipe. Also excellent on its own without sauce. Will be making this again.

Feb. 03, 2009, 9:56 AM

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