Decadent Salted Caramel Apple Spice Cake

barbara lentz

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@blentz8

Amazing cake. Takes a little time but worth it.


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Serves:

8

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

cake
2 1/2 c
flour
1 tsp
each baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon
1/2 tsp
ground ginger
1/4 tsp
each ground cloves, and nutmeg
1/2 c
butter room temp.
1 c
sugar
1/2 c
vanilla
2 large
eggs
1 tsp
vanilla
1/2 c
buttermilk
1 1/2 c
cinnamon applesauce
frosting
24 oz
cream cheese softened
3/4 c
butter room temp
3/4 c
sweetened cream of coconut
11/2 tsp
vanilla
3 c
powdered sugar
filling
3 Tbsp
butter room temp
2 Tbsp
sugar
4 medium
granny smith apples peeled, cored, and diced
1/4 tsp
cinnamon
pecans
1 Tbsp
butter room temp
1 c
pecans chopped
2 Tbsp
sugar
1/8 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
vanilla
salted caramel sauce
1 c
sugar
1/4 c
water
6 Tbsp
butter room temp
1/2 c
heavy cream
1 tsp
vanilla
1/2 tsp
salt

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven 350 degrees. To make the cake. Mix all dry ingredients together set aside. Mix the butter, sugar, brown sugar, eggs, vanilla, buttermilk, and applesauce together. add the dry ingredients and mix. Well. Divide among three round greased pans. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes. Let cool completely
2
For the apple filling. Melt butter in large pan over med high heat. Add apples sugar and cinnamon. cook about 20 minutes. Cool to room temp.
3
Frosting
Beat cream cheese and butter together. Add the cream of coconut and vanilla. Mix well. Add powdered sugar and refrigerate at least 15 munutes
4
For the pecans. Melt butter in saucepan. Add pecan and saute 1 minute. Add sugar and cinnamon. Cook stirring constantly 3 minutes. Remove from heat and spread on wax paper.
5
For the caramel sauce. Stir sugar and water together over medium high heat until sugar dissolves. Turn heat to high and let cook undisturbed until amber color about 7 minutes. Remove from heat whisk in butter slowly add the cream whisking to blend. Whisk in vanilla and salt
6
To assemble cake. Place 1 layer of cake on platter. spread 3/4 cup frosting on layer. Spoon 1/2 the apple mixture over. Top with next cake layer and repeat. Finish with last layer and frost cake. Drizzle caramel over top and top with pecans

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American