• Cooking Time: 90
  • Servings: 10
  • Preparation Time: 25


This recipe comes from my mother-in-law Carol Deibel and she is a fabulous cook! We think everyone should be able to follow her simple, yet delicious Jewish Apple Cake recipe and make it perfect every time!


  • Part 1:
  • 5 large Apples - sliced and peeled (any type)
  • 2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 5 tbsp. granulated sugar
  • Part 2:
  • Mix together in large bowl
  • 3 c flour
  • 2 1/2 c. sugar
  • 1 c.crisco oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/3 c. orange juice
  • 2 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 3 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 can vanilla frosting


  • Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Mix together (part 1): Apples, cinnamon
  • & granulated sugar. Set to the side and let stand.
  • Part 2: Mix together in large bowl -- flour, sugar, crisco oil, eggs, salt, orange juice, vanilla & baking powder
  • After batter / dough is mixed (it will be somewhat smooth, shiny and elastic in consistency. Do not overbeat.)
  • Put into greased and floured tube pan in layers, starting with a layer of dough.
  • Then add a layer of apple mixture. then a layer of dough and so on until you end with apples.
  • Bake for 1hr and 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in cake comes out clean (batter free).
  • (toothpick may have a little of the apple combination on it and cake will be done as long as no batter is on it.)
  • Heat up frosting until semi liquid then pour slowly over top of cake.

Categories: Cake  Christmas  Thanksgiving 

Author Credit: Carol Deibel

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