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Apple Crisp Cake

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  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 2 hr 20 min
  • Servings 12
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This warm and spicy cake is a comforting twist on a favourite fall dessert. Dotted with apples and topped with the perfect crispy streusel, it’s the must-try cake of the season!
Created Jan 18, 2018
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  • 3/4 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup cold butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 cups coarsely chopped, peeled tart apples (2 medium)

  • 1 box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ golden cake mix
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon

  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons icing sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla


  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, mix oats, flour, brown sugar and 1 teaspoon cinnamon. Cut in cold butter, using fork or pastry blender, until mixture is crumbly. Stir in nuts; set aside.
  • 3
    In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook 1 tablespoon butter and the apples over medium heat, stirring frequently, about 5 minutes or until apples are tender. Set aside.
  • 4
    In large bowl, beat Cake ingredients with electric mixer on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Pour into pan; top evenly with cooked apples. Sprinkle streusel evenly over apples. Bake 44 to 48 minutes or until toothpick inserted in centre comes out clean. Remove from oven to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour. Cut into 6 rows by 4 rows.
  • 5
    When ready to serve, in chilled medium bowl, beat whipping cream with electric mixer on medium-high speed until slightly thickened. Reduce speed; beat in icing sugar, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon and the vanilla. Increase speed; beat mixture until stiff peaks from. Top cake with whipped cream.

Expert Tips

  • Tip 1
    Top cake pieces with vanilla ice cream in place of whipped cream!
  • Tip 2
    Granny Smith apples were used in this recipe -- choose your favourite baking apple, such as McIntosh, Braeburn or Jonathan.

Nutrition Information

260 Calories, 16g Total Fat, 2g Protein, 28 g Total Carbs, 17g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 12
Total Fat
Saturated Fat
Trans Fat
Total Carbs
28 g
Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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