Caramel Apple Cake

Caramel Apple Cake is a light, moist cake made with fresh
granny smith apples topped with a decadent caramel frosting.

 

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The texture of this cake puts me in the mind of a bread pudding. It is so light, fluffy, moist and is just overall delicious!

We’re using the simplest ingredients that you most likely have in your pantry so this can definitely be a go-to cake to make when you’re having one of those crazy sweet tooth days.

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You will need: 

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Steps to make this recipe: 

How to make the cake:

  1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees. Spray or oil a 12-inch pan.
  2. In a large bowl, add the flour, baking soda, salt, granulated sugar, brown sugar, and cinnamon. Whisk the ingredients together.
  3. Add the melted butter to the bowl and stir together.
  4. Add the hot water to the bowl and stir together.
  5. Stir in the buttermilk, eggs, and vanilla.
  6. Fold the apples into the mixture.
  7. Pour the batter into your pan, spreading the mixture evenly.
  8. Bake for 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  9. Remove the cake from the oven and allow it to cool while preparing the frosting.

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How to make the glaze:

  1. In a medium-size bowl, add the melted butter, milk and powdered sugar. Whisk the ingredients together.
  2. Stir/whisk in the vanilla and caramel until combined.
  3. Pour evenly over the warm cake. Let set for about 15 minutes before slicing and serving.

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Of course we recommend using our caramel recipe for this cake. If you don’t have the time or choose not to, store-bought caramel will work just as well.

 

You may also enjoy:

Homemade Caramel

Chocolate Cupcakes

Sour Cream Coffee Cake Muffins

 

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Caramel Apple Cake
Caramel Apple Cake is a light, moist cake made with fresh granny smith apples topped with a decadent caramel frosting.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: apple cake, cake recipe, caramel apple cake
Servings: 12 people

Ingredients

  • For the cake:
  • 2 c of all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups of Granny Smith apples peeled and chopped (about 2-3 medium apples)
  • 1 c of lightly packed light brown sugar
  • 1 c of granulated sugar
  • 1/2 c of buttermilk
  • 1 of ground cinnamon
  • 2 sticks of unsalted butter
  • 1/2 tsp of baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp of salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp of vanilla
  • 1 1/2 c of hot water
  • For the frosting:
  • 3 c of powdered sugar
  • 1 stick of unsalted melted butter
  • 1/2 tsps of vanilla extract
  • 1/4 c of milk
  • 1/2 c of caramel- slightly warmed

Instructions

  • How to make the cake:
  • Preheat your oven to 400 degrees.
  • Spray or oil a 12-inch pan.
  • In a large bowl, add the flour, baking soda, salt, granulated sugar, brown sugar, and cinnamon. Whisk the ingredients together.
  • Add the melted butter to the bowl and stir together.
  • Add the hot water to the bowl and stir together.
  • Stir in the buttermilk, eggs, and vanilla until combined.
  • Fold the apples into the mixture.
  • Pour the batter into your pan, spreading the mixture evenly.
  • Bake for 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  • Remove the cake from the oven and allow it to cool while preparing the frosting.
  • How to make the glaze:
  • In a medium-size bowl, add the melted butter, milk and powdered sugar. Whisk the ingredients together.
  • Stir/whisk in the vanilla and caramel until combined. Pour evenly over the warm cake.
  • Let set for about 15 minutes before slicing and serving.
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