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Apple Pecan Cream Cheese Cake

This Apple Pecan Cream Cheese Cake made with fresh apples, cinnamon, chopped pecans, and a cream cheese filling, topped with a vanilla glaze is a delicious fall dessert your guests will love.
Course Apple, Cake, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Apple Cake, Apple Cream Cheese Cake, apple dessert, Apple Pecan Cream Cheese Cake
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 416kcal


Apple Filling

  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 apples peeled and chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans

Cream Cheese Filling

  • 9 ounces cream cheese, softened (1 block of cream cheese)
  • 1/2 cup sugar $
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • 2/3 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 Tablespoons oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 3/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup milk


  • 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons milk adjust as needed for best consistency
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spray with baking spray or grease and flour a 9x5-inch loaf pan.
  • In a medium bowl combine diced apples, pecans,brown sugar, and cinnamon. Set aside.
  • In another bowl mix together softened cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla.
  • In a large bowl beat together the softened butter and white sugar. Add in one egg at a time, while continuing to run the mixer. Mix in oil and vanilla.
  • In a separate bowl sift together the dry ingredients: flour, baking powder, and salt. Add the wet ingredients (butter, sugar, egg mixture) into the dry ingredients and stir to combine.
  • Pour half the batter into the prepared loaf pan; Spoon the cream cheese filling on top of the batter, sing a spatula to even out. Add half the apples and half the brown sugar mixture. Lightly pat apple mixture into batter. Pour the remaining batter over apple layer; top with remaining apples and brown sugar mixture. Lightly pat apples into batter.
  • Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted in the center of the loaf comes out clean, for about 1 hour to 1 hour 10 minutes.
  • To make the vanilla glaze, mix all ingredients together in a small bowl. Drizzle on top of cake.


Calories: 416kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 229mg | Potassium: 194mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 38g | Vitamin A: 603IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 84mg | Iron: 1mg