Apple-Cream Cheese Cake

Apple-cream Cheese Cake Recipe

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Melodee Smith

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@bakingranny2

When ever I take this I get raves and many want the recipe.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
12
Prep:
40 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 15 Min

Ingredients

  • CREAM CHEESE FILLING

  • 1 (8 oz) pkg
    cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1/4 c
    butter, softened
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 1 large
    egg
  • 2 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • APPLE CAKE BATTER

  • 1 c
    finely chopped toasted pecans
  • 1 3/8 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 2 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1 Tbsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp
    allspice
  • 3 large
    eggs, lightly beaten
  • 3/4 c
    canola oil
  • 3/4 c
    unsweetened apple sauce
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 3 c
    granny smith apples, peeled,cored and chopped
  • PRALINE FROSTING

  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/4 c
    butter
  • 3 Tbsp
    milk
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    confectioners' sugar (powdered sugar)

How to Make Apple-Cream Cheese Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. 1. PREPARE FILLING: Beat first 3 ingredients at medium speed with electric mixer until blended and smooth. Add egg, flour, and vanilla extract; beat until just blended. Set aside.
  2. PREPARE CAKE BATTER: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 1.Toast pecans in shallow pan 8 to 10 minutes or until fragrant. Stirring half way through.
    2. Stir together 3-cups flour and next 7 ingredients in large bowl, stir in eggs and next 3 ingredients. Stir until dry ingredients are moistened. Stir in apples and pecans.
    3. Spoon two-thirds of apple mixture into a greased and floured 14 cup angel or bunt cake pan. Spoon cream cheese filling over apple mixture. Leaving a 1-inch border around edges of pan.Swirl filling through apple mixture with a paring knife. Spoon remaining apple mixture over cream cheese filling spreading to edges.
    4.Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hr to 1 hr. 15 minutes.or until a long wooden pick inserted near center comes out clean.Cool cake in pan on wire rack for 15 minutes;remove from pan to wire rack and cool completely (about 2 hours). After cake is cooled move to serving platter.
  3. PREPARE FROSTING:1. Bring 1/2 cup light brown sugar and 3 Tbsp. milk to a boil in 2-qt. saucepan over medium heat. Whisking constantly; boil 1 minute; whisking constantly.
    2.Remove from heat; stir in vanilla extract.Gradually whisk in confectioners' sugar until smooth; stir gently 3-5 minutes or until mixture begins to cool and thickens slightly.
    3. Pour or drizzle over cooled cake. Add more chopped toasted pecans for garnish if desired.Refrigerate for 2 hours. Then serve.

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Course/Dish: Cakes




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