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Cream Cheese Topped Apple Cake

Cream Cheese Topped Apple Cake


  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 2 eggs room temperature
  • 1 Teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 generous cup grated apples
  • 1 Teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup chopped pecans


  • 3 cups confectioners sugar
  • 8 ounces cream cheese room temperature
  • 2 eggs room temperature
  • 1/4 cup dry uncooked oatmeal


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 13x9 inch baking pan.
  • Melt butter in large pan big enough to hold all the cake ingredients. Add sugar, whisk to combine. Add the eggs and whisk till incorporated.
  • Add the flour, baking soda and cinnamon to a large bowl, whisk to combine. Add the dry ingredients alternately with the buttermilk to the egg mixture, whisking till just incorporated after each addition. Fold in the grated apples and pecans. Spread into prepared baking pan.

For the cream cheese layer

  • In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese until soft and cream. Add the eggs, beat until well incorporated. Add the confectioners sugar in batches until well incorporated. Beat in the oatmeal. Spread the cream cheese layer over the cake layer evenly and to the sides of the pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.