Carmel Apple Cake

jacqueline green

By
@bakemesomething

I was wanting to make something with apples and I usually make pie. Thought this was a great twist on apple cake. My husband and I couldn't quit eating this cake. It was so good with just a hint of spice with the cinnamon.


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Rating:

Serves:

12

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

55 Min

Ingredients

TOPPING

1/4 c
unsalted butter
2/3 c
packed light brown sugar
1/2 tsp
roasted cinnamon
2 medium
green apples, peeled and cut into 1/4 inch slices

CAKE

1 1/3 c
unbleached all-purpose flour
1 tsp
baking powder
3/4 tsp
roasted cinnamon
1/4 tsp
salt
1 c
granulated sugar
1/2 c
unsalted butter, softened
2
eggs, room temperature
1/2 tsp
vanilla
1/4 c
milk

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 325. Spray bottom and sides of an 8 or 9 inch square pan with non stick cooking spray. Be sure to get the corners good so the cake will come out easily. In a small sauce pan melt the 1/4 cup butter over medium heat. Stir in the brown sugar and heat to boiling, then remove from heat. Stir in the 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon. Spread the mixture evenly in the pan. Place apple slices over the mixture very close together making 2 layers so apple is covering the whole bottom of the pan.
2
In a medium bowl mix the flour, baking powder, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon and the salt. In a large mixing bowl beat 1 cup sugar and 1/2 cup butter with mixer on medium high speed until fluffy. Beat in eggs, one at a time until smooth. Add vanilla. Then alternately add flour mixture and milk a little at a time, beating until smooth. spread batter over apples.
3
Bake 55 to 60 minutes or til toothpick comes out clean. 55 minutes was perfect for my over. But all ovens may vary by a few minutes. Cool 15 minutes on wire rack. Run a knife or small spatula around the sides of the pan to loosen cake. Put a serving plate upside down over the pan and turn plate and pan over. Be very careful as cake will still be very hot. Remove pan from top of cake.
4
This cake is great served warm right out of the oven or the next morning for breakfast with your coffee or tea. Store covered.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
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