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The perfect, no-fuss fall dessert, this Apple Cinnamon Sheet Cake is moist and full of apple flavor with the perfect amount of cinnamon.

Apple Cinnamon Sheet Cake


  • Author: Deborah
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 45 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 16 servings 1x

Description

The perfect, no-fuss fall dessert, this Apple Cinnamon Sheet Cake is moist and full of apple flavor with the perfect amount of cinnamon.


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Ingredients

Pastry:

  • Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 1 stick Crisco® Baking Sticks All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 cups plus 1 tablespoon Pillsbury BEST™ All Purpose Flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups peeled, chopped apples

Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting:

  • 8 oz cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup butter, at room temperature
  • 2 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon

Instructions

Cake:

  1. HEAT oven to 375ºF. Spray a 9×13-inch baking dish with the Crisco No-Stick Cooking Spray.
  2. COMBINE Crisco shortening with buttermilk in a saucepan and heat until the Crisco shortening melts.
  3. COMBINE flour, sugar, baking soda, salt and cinnamon in a large bowl. Add eggs, sour cream, vanilla and beat just until combined. Slowly beat in the buttermilk mixture, beating just until combined.
  4. Fold in the apples.
  5. POUR batter into the prepared baking dish.
  6. BAKE until a tester inserted in the center comes out clean, 40-45 minutes. Cool completely.

Frosting:

  1. BEAT cream cheese and butter in a medium bowl until light and fluffy. Slowly add in the powdered sugar until combined. Add the cinnamon and beat the frosting for a minute or two, until light and smooth.
  2. FROST the cooled cake with the frosting.

Recipe Notes:

This cake tastes great the day after it was made.