Sauerkraut Apple Cake


A simple Amish recipe with a very moist texture everyone will love. Serve with cream cheese frosting.

1 to 9 - x inch cake


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 1 ½ cups white sugar

  • 2 tablespoons molasses

  • 4 eggs

  • 1 cup vegetable oil

  • 16 ounces sauerkraut, drained and rinsed

  • 1 apple - peeled, cored and finely chopped

  • 1 cup chopped pecans


  1. Whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and spices.

  2. In a large bowl, combine oil, molasses, and sugar with an electric mixer. Mix in eggs. Blend in dry ingredients. Stir in sauerkraut, apples, and nuts by hand. Pour batter into a greased and floured 9 x 13 inch pan.

  3. Bake at 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) for 35 minutes. Remove from oven, and cool on a wire rack.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

297 Calories
18g Fat
32g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 18
Calories 297
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Cholesterol 41mg 14%
Sodium 435mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 12%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 20g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 4mg 21%
Calcium 58mg 4%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 140mg 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.