Carmel Apple Ribbon Cake

Shelley Mihalik

By
@Xstitcher

Who doesn't love carmel apples? I have been making this cake for 35+ years and it continues to be a hit every time I make it. The ribbon of cream cheese throughout just adds a nice touch to an already fantastic cake. It is a little time consuming -- but well worth the effort.


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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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Serves:
12
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

3 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
salt
2 1/2 tsp
baking powder
1 c
brown sugar
1 c
white sugar
1/2 c
applesauce
1/2 c
vegetable oil
4
eggs
1/4 c
orange juice
2 tsp
vanilla extract
5
apples, peeled and grated

FILLING:

1
8oz cream cheese, room temperature
1/4 c
white sugar
1
egg

CARMEL DRIZZLE

1/4 c
butter
1/4 c
brown sugar
1 tsp
half and half

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease one 10 inch tube pan or Bundt pan.

2In a small mixing bowl, combine the cream cheese, sugar and egg. Beat till smooth.

3In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, salt, baking powder and sugar. Stir in the applesauce, vegetable oil, beaten eggs, orange juice and vanilla. Mix well. Stir in grated apples.

4Pour 1/2 of the batter into the prepared pan. Top with the cream cheese filling, keeping in centered and away from the edge. Spread the remaining batter over the top.

5Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 55 to 65 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool 5 minutes before removing from pan.

6While cake is cooling, in small saucepan mix Carmel Drizzle ingredients. Bring to a rolling boil and cook for 1 minute stirring constantly. Set aside and allow to cool.

7After cake has cooled pour Carmel Drizzle over top of cake and allow to run down the side. Sprinkle with chopped walnuts or pecans if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom