Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Caramel Apple Cake

Caramel Apple Cake

Tis the season for baking and baking with apples nonetheless!  I tried out this recipe yesterday and just had to share it with you all as it's the perfect warm treat to serve up on a cool fall day.  Let me know if you try it and what you think of it.  We love it here!  (Recipe is from my Taste of Home Baking Book).  Enjoy!


  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1-1/2 cups vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3 cups chopped peeled apples
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped pecans (Topping: 1/2 cup butter, 1/4 cup milk, 1 cup packed brown sugar and a pinch of salt)


  • In a large bowl, beat eggs until foamy; gradually add sugar. Blend in oil and vanilla. Combine flour, salt and baking soda; add to egg mixture. Stir in apples and pecans. Pour into a greased 10-in. tube pan; bake at 350° for 1-1/4 hours or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before inverting onto a serving plate.
  • In a small saucepan, combine topping ingredients. Bring to a boil; boil 3 minutes, stirring constantly. Slowly pour over warm cake (some topping will run down onto the serving plate.)


Linda Barber September 28, 2010 at 7:24 PM  

Oh YUM! That's calorie-free right? ;)

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