From oven-baked to skillet-cooked, we rounded up our top-rated cakes that celebrate fall's bounty of apples and spice.
Carrot-Apple Spice Cake with Browned-Butter GlazeWe challenged ourselves to come up with a showstopping dessert that uses boxed cake mix as a starting point—and we succeeded. Fresh carrot and apple plus a splash of bourbon boost the flavor of the layers, while the browned-butter glaze is, well, the wildly delicious icing on the cake.
Apple-Cream Cheese Bundt CakeFall flavors and cream cheese are a match made in culinary heaven. Drizzle with praline frosting to seal the deal.
Apple Stack CakeA naked layer cake filled to the brim with cinnamon cooked apples is sure to be a show piece at your next party.
Cinnamon-Apple CakeAmong our most popular cakes—the 5-star rated Cinnamon-Apple Cake gets its moisture from cream cheese in the batter.
Fresh Apple CakeThinly sliced apples and toasted pecans make up the bulk of this recipe. Topped with your choice of three types of frosting and you've got your family's newest addiction.
Fort Davis Apple CakeNot only is this glazed apple cake recipe a sure-fire hit, but it's super low-maintenance too—no mixer required!
Honey-Apple CakeTop your apple cake with a generous scoop of icing and a drizzle of warm honey sauce, and guests will start begging for seconds.
Upside-Down Caramelized Apple CakeThink the apple, pecan, and sugar mixture bubbling in the skillet is enough? Add cake batter and you've entered true euphoria.
Nutty Apple Spice Cake with Quick Butterscotch SauceThe sugar caramelizes into a crunchy top layer that's best eaten the day it's made, so go ahead and have another piece.
Double Apple CakeLet the batter—flavored with dried apple slices and applesauce—sit in the slow-cooker for a couple hours and you've got double the delight in this Double Apple Cake.
Upside-Down Apple Polenta CakeCornmeal gives the upside down cake the perfect texture underneath a layer of tender skillet-cooked apples.
Apple Oven CakeThis (pan)cake puffs to perfection in the oven for a not-too-sweet breakfast main dish or rustic dessert option.
Old-Fashioned Oatmeal Honey Apple CakeEveryone loves apple-cinnamon oatmeal, right? Now make it a cake! Sweetened with apple sauce and topped with a fluffy whipped frosting—it's a perfect fall dessert.
Autumn Apple CakeThis not-too-sweet cake recipe works best with sweet, crisp apples such as Pink Lady, Braeburn, or Sundowner.