Ruth Bell Graham’s Fresh Apple Cake Recipe

Ruth Graham is widely-known for her loving support of Billy Graham and their children, her poetry, and ultimately her strong faith in the Lord. As most women in her day did, she spent a lot of time in the kitchen cooking for her large family. The Billy Graham Library recently received some of the recipes she used in her kitchen.

Since many of us are currently spending more time at home in light of COVID-19, we’re sharing one of these recipes for you to try: Fresh Apple Cake.

You can make this cake with ease using basic pantry items and fresh apples.

Let us know if you make it – share photos of your Fresh Apple Cake on social media and tag us!

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  1. Kelly Anne Bourque says:

    God Bless the Entire Graham Family. I love them. Thank you so very much. For many years I used to watch Rev. Billy Graham on TV.
    Loved watching his specials on TV. And Now his beautiful children are such a inspiration and his grandchildren as well. Praise Jesus. Will make The Apple cake. Love you from Canada.❤️🙏🌹

  2. Brian Rentfro says:

    This looks good I will have to try it .
    Thank You

  3. Deepti Singh says:

    Im going to bake the cake today.

  4. Leah Organ says:

    I couldn’t wait to visit Billy Graham Museum when I flew in to North Carolina to visit family. The exhibit was beautiful and gave me a chance to reflect on my walk with Jesus. I really wasn’t aware of the whole story of Billy Graham. God is awesome. The way God used Billy was a great miracle to me. I felt peace and love and a special closeness to Jesus while visiting the grounds. I really hope I have the chance to visit again. I won’t forget my experience.

  5. Barbara Ames says:

    I feel like I have a Bakery Shop Now! I cannot begin to tell you how wonderful this cake taste! When I added apples, I had to mix in with my hands. This will go in my recipe box as a favorite! I love Pastor Billy Graham and Pastor Ruth and decided to honor her by making this cake. You both will always be in my heart❤

  6. Marie Bushman says:

    Delicious! Found this recipe in a cookbook compiled by employees, one of them a dear friend, of an ophthalmology practice years ago. My husband and I really enjoyed this….moist, easy to assemble, not too sweet….I think it will freeze well. I will share this with our church’s senior group. Thank you.
    Marie Bushman

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