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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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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease one 10 inch tube pan or Bundt pan.
2
In a small mixing bowl, combine the cream cheese, sugar and egg. Beat till smooth.
3
In 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.
4
Pour 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.
5
Bake 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.
6
While 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.
7
After 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