Mom's Prize-Winning Raw Apple Cake


We laugh about the title of this raw apple cake recipe. Mom got the recipe the day before the contest from a dear friend. There were no hard feelings!

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
1 9x13-inch cake



  • ½ cup chopped walnuts

  • ¼ cup white sugar

  • ¼ cup brown sugar

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon


  • 2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • ½ cup brown sugar

  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ½ cup vegetable oil

  • 2 large eggs, beaten

  • 1 cup sour milk

  • 2 cups apples - peeled, cored, and chopped


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13-inch pan.

  2. Make the topping: Mix together walnuts, both sugars, and cinnamon together in a bowl.

  3. Make the cake: Mix together flour, both sugars, cinnamon, and salt in a large bowl. Make a well in the center and pour in sour milk, oil, and eggs. Beat with an electric mixer until smooth, then fold in chopped apples.

  4. Pour batter into the prepared pan and sprinkle topping mixture evenly over top.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean, about 45 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

363 Calories
14g Fat
57g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 363
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 17%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Cholesterol 32mg 11%
Sodium 191mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 57g 21%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 38g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 1mg 6%
Calcium 54mg 4%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 132mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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