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Apple Spice Cake with Greek Yogurt Icing

This Apple Spice Cake with Cinnamon Greek Yogurt Icing is absolutely delicious, and perfect for entertaining!  The apple cake is made with whole wheat flour to give it a nice texture, honey to sweeten the cake, and coconut milk to moisten it.  The icing is made with Greek yogurt, cream, and a touch of cinnamon — the icing is the perfect sweetener for the cake.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Yield 2 cakes
Calories 3628 kcal
Author La Casa de Sweets

Ingredients

Apple Spice Cake

  • 4 cups Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1 tsp. Baking Soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp. Cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. ground Nutmeg
  • 1 1/4 cups unsalted Butter at room temperature
  • 2 cups Honey
  • 8 Eggs
  • 1/2 cup Coconut Milk
  • 2 cups Homemade Applesauce
  • 2 cups chopped Apples

Cinnamon Yogurt Icing

  • 2 cups Greek Yogurt
  • 2 Tbs. Honey
  • 1/2 cup Milk or Heavy Cream
  • 1 tsp. ground Cinnamon

Instructions

Apple Spice Cake

  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit. Butter and flour two 9-inch round pans. Set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  3. In the bowl of your mixer, beat together the butter and honey for 1-2 minutes. Add in the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each egg.
  4. On low speed, mix in the flour mixture until combined.
  5. Mix in the coconut milk, the applesauce and chopped apples.
  6. Pour the batter into the two pans.
  7. Bake at 325 degrees for 50-55 minutes, or until a cake-tester comes out clean.
  8. Let cool completely before icing.

Cinnamon Yogurt Icing

  1. In the bowl of your mixer, combine all ingredients. Mix on medium-high speed for 4-5 minutes.
  2. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour before icing cake.
  3. Once cakes have cooled, drizzle icing on cake, and serve. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

For a fancier presentation, layer cakes with icing.