Easy Apple and Spice Cakes

Apples and spice make everything nice. You’ll make two spice cake layers, then top them with apple pie filling and frost the cake sides. It’s an inventive and attractive idea that’s perfect for a bake sale.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 3 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ spice cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
2
cans (21 oz each) apple pie filling
1
container Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy butter cream frosting

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Make, bake and cool cake as directed on box for two 9-inch rounds.
  • 2 Place each cake on serving plate. Spread 1 can pie filling on each cake to within 1/2 inch of edge. Frost sides of cakes with frosting. Spoon remaining frosting into decorating bag. Pipe frosting around top edge of each cake. Store tightly covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

This recipe is just part of the grand-prize winning entry of the Trinity Lutheran Church Women of Birchwood, Wisconsin, in Betty Crocker’s 1999 national Bake Sales Competition for nonprofit organizations that hold bake sales as a means of raising money.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
400
(
Calories from Fat
160),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
18%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
2 1/2g
2 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
55mg
55%;
Sodium
150mg
150%;
Total Carbohydrate
57g
57%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
47g
47%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.