Apple Cinnamon Cream Cheese Cake

Last week, as both my daughter and son were walking through the grocery store with us, they said they were in the mood for apples. Since I definitely like to encourage eating fruit, I jumped on it and bought some. Well, a few days later, only a few of them had been eaten up. Not wanting to risk having the remaining apples go to waste, I decided to use them in a breakfast cake for the weekend. I made this and it was a hit! It had small chunks of apple throughout it that kept a slight crisp to them, a tasty cinnamon sugar streusel, and all on a moist cake. We all thoroughly enjoyed this, and had plenty for the weekend, and even a little in the work week.



  • 2 apples, peeled, cored, and diced
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1  cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 (8 oz) package cream cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 3 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans



  1. Preheat oven to 350 and grease a 9 x 13 baking pan.
  2. In a small bowl, toss the diced apple with the lemon juice. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the sugar, butter, and cream cheese.
  4. Add in the eggs one at a time, then vanilla extract. Mix well.
  5. In another small bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, and salt.
  6. Slowly add dry ingredient mixture to the egg mixture.
  7. Fold in the chopped apples.
  8. Pour batter into the greased baking pan.
  9. In one of the small bowls used earlier, combine the brown sugar, cinnamon, and pecans.
  10. Sprinkle mixture on top of cake evenly.
  11. Place pan in preheated oven and bake for about 45-55 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean once inserted in middle of cake.
  12. Remove from oven and cut desired size piece.
  13. Enjoy!!

Recipe adapted from: Bunny’s Warm Oven


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