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Apple Spice Cake

The anti-inflammatory properties and high fiber in apples can improve kidney function. Try this apple spice cake for a sweet and satisfying treat.

two slices of apple cake on a plate
Updated August 31, 2022

Looking for something sweet and satisfying? This apple spice cake answers the call! Apples feature anti-inflammatory properties that contain high amounts of fiber, both of which improve kidney function. Within the diet recommendations of your clinicians, enjoy this delicious dessert while also doing your body a favor.


  • 4 granny smith apples peeled and sliced
  • 1 box of yellow, sugar-free cake mix
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • Sprinkle of ground cloves
  • 4 tablespoons maple sugar


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Soften apple slices in the microwave until they are soft (roughly 5 minutes).
  • Make cake mix according to box and fold in warm apple slices and spices.
  • Bake until the cake is cooked all the way through (about 45 minutes).
  • After the cake cools, sprinkle maple sugar on top and enjoy!