French Apple Cake

French Apple Cake Recipe

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Penny Hall

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"From Real Women of Philadelphia 2010 Host KC Quaretti Lee: Homemade caramel and sliced apples make a lovely topping for this delectable cake. The addition of PHILADELPHIA Honey Nut Flavor Cream Cheese Spread makes it unique and delicious. "

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Rating:

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Serves:
8
Prep:
15 Hr
Cook:
50 Min

Ingredients

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    1 1/2 cups granulated sugar, divided
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    4 teaspoons water
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    1/2 lemon
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    6 apples
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    3 eggs
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    1 cup flour
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    8 ounces butter
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    4 ounces philadelphia cream cheese, softened
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    1 (8 ounce) tub philadelphia honey nut flavor cream cheese spread (optional)
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    1 cup whipping cream (optional)
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    1/4 cup powdered sugar (optional)

How to Make French Apple Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Directions
    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
    2. To prepare the caramel, heat 3/4 cup granulated sugar with 4 tsp. water. When the sugar becomes light brown, add the juice of 1/2 lemon and remove from heat.
    3. Coat the bottom and sides of a springform pan with the caramel.
    4. Peel, core and thinly slice the apples and arrange in an attractive circular overlapping pattern on the caramel.
    5. In a large mixing bowl, beat the eggs with remaining 3/4 cup granulated sugar. Add the flour, butter, PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese (4 oz.) and continue beating until you have a creamy batter.
    6. Pour over apples and caramel and bake for 35 minutes. Let cool slightly prior to turning over onto a decorative cake plate.



    Optional: While cake is baking, beat PHILADELPHIA Honey Nut Flavor Cream Cheese until fluffy. Separately, beat whipping cream until fluffy and then add 1/4 cup powdered sugar. Gently fold the whipped PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese into the whipped cream and chill well using the freezer, if necessary. Top the warm cake slices with a spoonful of PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese/whipped cream mixture and enjoy!
    Amount Per Serving Calories: 722 | Total Fat: 47g | Cholesterol: 222mg

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Other Tag: Quick & Easy
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