Apple Walnut Cake / Bolo de Maçã e Nozes


Apple Walnut Cake / Bolo de Maçã e Nozes

In my home growing up nothing ever went to waste, so if we had extra apples my mom would bake this apple walnut cake for us. We would enjoy this delicious cake throughout the year, even though it also makes a perfect autumn cake to have and share with others!! Enjoy!!!



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67 medium apples (I used Gala Apples, but you can use the apple of your choice)

Make sure to peel, core and cut apples into small bite size pieces.

1/2 cup of granulated sugar

1 tablespoon of cinnamon

1 cup of chopped walnuts

2 3/4 cups of all-purpose flour

1 tablespoon of baking powder

1 teaspoon of salt

1 cup of butter, melted or 1 cup of vegetable oil

1 3/4 cups of granulated sugar

5 large eggs or 4 extra large

1/4 cup of orange juice

2 teaspoons of vanilla

12 Cup Bundt Pan. Here is a link to the Bundt pan that I like to use. It’s by Nordic Ware, and it’s one of many that I’ve collected over the years. It’s solid, and I’ve had good luck baking with it. (Note, I’m not paid to endorse Nordic Ware, but I am an Amazon Affiliate and may receive commissions on purchases made on


Preheat oven at 350 degrees F. Grease and flour a large tube or bunt pan and leave aside.

In a large bowl add the chopped apples and toss together with sugar, cinnamon and walnuts, making sure that all apples are covered with mixture, then set aside.

Add the flour, baking powder and salt in another large bowl. Mix well together and leave aside.

In a separate medium bowl mix together using a hand mixer the eggs, sugar, orange juice, butter and vanilla. Make sure this apple mixture is well incorporated.

Then create a well at the bottom of the large flour bowl and add all of the egg mixture. Mix everything together.

Pour half of the batter into the pan and then spread half of the apple mixture over it. Pour the remaining batter over the apples and then top with the remaining apple mixture.

Bake for 1 hour and 20 minutes, or until inserted toothpick comes out clean. Let the pan cool before removing, and serve along with a nice cup of coffee or tea.


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Try my Walnut Cake with Chocolate Sauce Recipe!

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3 thoughts on “Apple Walnut Cake / Bolo de Maçã e Nozes”

  1. Just cooling this lovely cake..cut the sugar in half and used, gluten free flour, organic apples from my neighbors tree…the house smells wonderful and not sure I can wait to taste it tomorrow! Tasted a little edge…divine… Came out like a dream! First time making a bundt cake…thank you for the recipe!

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