Caramel Apple Cake
  • CAKE
  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting
  • 1 pound Granny Smith apples, peeled and shredded
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1½ teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 6 tablespoons milk
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  1. Cake - Grease and lightly flour a 9 in spring form pan, place shredded apples in the bottom. In a bowl mix flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, milk, eggs and vegetable oil until smooth. Pour on top of apples. Place cake pan on top of a cookie sheet. Bake at 325 for 35 minutes or until golden brown.
  2. While the cake is baking make the caramel sauce. In a saucepan over medium heat melt butter, brown sugar, heavy cream, and salt. Stir frequently cooking for 7 - 10 minutes until slightly thickened. Add vanilla. Remove from heat and let cool.
  3. Remove cake from oven and pour cooled caramel sauce over top of cake, top with pecans. Bake for 15 minutes more.
  4. Let cool slightly and remove outer spring form. Enjoy!
Recipe by The Lilypad Cottage at