Quick Apple Spice Cake

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baked apple spice cake

Apple Spice Cake

If you love a spice cake, you can take it to another level with just a few ingredients.  We’ve taken a box cake mix and turned it into delicious apple spice cake, perfect for the holidays or any time of the year.

Turn an ordinary box take up a notch with just 3 ingredients (optional caramel).

hand mixing cake batter or use hand mixer. Stand mixer not needed.

Can I Use Sugar Free/Low Sugar Apple Pie Filling?

You can use whatever can of apple pie filling you want.  We even have canned our our pie filling and used it.  If you don’t have apple pie filling, you could substitute apple sauce.

use cooking spray to get the cakes out of the mini bundt pan

What Are the Best Apples for Baking?

Apples that soften when cooked are best for baking.  Granny Smith apples soften well as do Gala, Fuji, Cortland and Jonathan.  You don’t want to use an eating apple like red delicious.

mini bundt cakes

Can I Use A Carrot Cake For This Recipe?

Definitely!  This recipe can be modified to your tastes. It is a spice cake, but with carrots.  Use a dark chocolate cake and a can of cherry pie filling if you want.

apple caramel sauce serve with ice cream

Can You Microwave The Cake?

Yes, you would need to have a silicone bundt cake mold.  It microwaves for 12 minutes.  Once the cake breaks away from the side, it should be done.

microwaved apple spice cake

baked apple bundt
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Easy Apple Spice Cake

Make your own apple spice cake We take a box cake and turn it into a individual delicious bundt cake dessert your family will love.
Course: Baking, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Author: Regina Sober


  • 1 box spiced cake
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 can apple pie filling
  • caramel for drizzle


  • Preheat oven to 350F
  • In a large bowl, add the cake mix and eggs.
  • Add the can of apple pie filling and mix.
  • Stir all together until incorporated well.
  • Take a bundt cake pan and spray with non-stick spray.
  • Pour the batter into the bundt cake pan.
  • You could also put into mini bundt cake pans as well.
  • Place in the oven and bake for 30-35 minutes, until tooth pick comes out clear.


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If you have a silicone bundt cake pan, you can microwave this instead in just 12 minutes. Once it starts to pull away from the pan, it's done.
If desired, you can serve with cream cheese frosting or caramel sauce.

Make your own apple spice cake We take a box cake and turn it into a individual delicious bundt cake dessert your family will love.

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