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Apple Bundt Cake

This Apple Bundt Cake is a delicious bundt cake with chunks of apples, spiced with cinnamon and cloves and drizzled with sweet caramel glaze. Perfect Thanksgiving dessert idea!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword apple bundt cake
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 10 people
Calories 706 kcal
Author Anna


!for the cake

  • 3 c all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 c granulated sugar
  • 1 c packed brown sugar
  • 1 c vegetable or canola oil
  • 1/2 c applesauce
  • 2 large eggs room temperature, beaten
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 c chopped Granny Smith apples peeled and chopped
  • 3/4 c chopped pecans

!for the glaze:

  • 1/2 c packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 c unsalted butter
  • 3 Tbsp milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 c confectioners' sugar


  1. Prepare the 10 cup bundt pan: in a small bowl, mix 1 tablespoon melted butter (coowith 1 tablespoon flour. With a pastry brush (or by using your fingergrease the bundt pan. Set aside.
  2. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves and salt. Set aside.
  4. In a large mixing bowl place granulated sugar, brown sugar, oil, applesauce, eggs and vanilla. Beat with electric mixer on medium speed for 2 minutes.
  5. Add the dry ingredients and beat on low until combined. The batter will be thick.
  6. Stir in chopped apples.
  7. Scrape the batter into the prepared pan.
  8. Bake the cake for 1 hour or until the toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
  9. Cool the cake for 10 minutes in the pan.
  10. Place a large plate over the top of the pan and invert the cake onto the plate.
  11. Let cool completely.
  12. In a medium saucepan,combine brown sugar, butter and milk.
  13. Whisking constantly, bring to boil.
  14. Remove from heat, stir in vanilla and cool for 10 minutes.
  15. Add sugar. Whisk until drizzling consistency. If the glaze is too thick, add more milk.
  16. Drizzle over the cake.
  17. Sprinkle chopped pecans over the almost set glaze.

Recipe Notes

  1. Please note, that the nutrition value can vary depending on what product you use. The information below is an estimate. Always use calorie counter you are familiar with.
  2. You can skip the glaze and dust the cake with powdered sugar.
Nutrition Facts
Apple Bundt Cake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 706 Calories from Fat 306
% Daily Value*
Fat 34g52%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 45mg15%
Sodium 210mg9%
Potassium 195mg6%
Carbohydrates 96g32%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 65g72%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 195IU4%
Vitamin C 0.2mg0%
Calcium 74mg7%
Iron 2.4mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.