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Gooey Apple Cake

Course: Cake, Dessert, Fall Desserts, Sweets
Author: Terri


For the Cake Layer

  • 1 cup butter melted
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ cup buttermilk
  • 2 cups apples finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup pecans chopped

For the Cheesecake Layer

  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ cup oatmeal
  • Mix topping ingredients well.
  • This topping goes on the cake before baking.


  • Preheat oven to 350° and spray a 13 x 9 inch baking dish. Set aside.

For the Cake Layer

  • In a large mixing bowl, add melted butter.
  • Stir in sugar, eggs and vanilla until combined.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon.
  • Alternate flour mixture and buttermilk into the sugar mixture, mixing well after each addition.
  • Fold in apples and pecans.
  • Add cake batter into prepared baking dish. Set aside.

For the Cheesecake Layer

  • In a medium bowl, beat cream cheese until well blended, about 2 minutes.
  • Add eggs and beat on low until combined.
  • Beat in powdered sugar one cup at a time.
  • Fold in oatmeal and stir until combined.
  • Gently spread the cheesecake topping over the cake covering it entirely.
  • Bake for 50-55 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and let cool completely before serving (Best served cold, but still delicious warm, especially the edges, yum!).



    Recipe from The Baking Blond


    Serving: 0g | Carbohydrates: 0g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 0mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg