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Thursday, April 19, 2012

♥ Apple Caramel Cake ♥

Ingredients:
•1-1/2 cups canola oil
•1-1/2 cups sugar
•1/2 cup packed brown sugar
•3 eggs
•3 cups all-purpose flour
•2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
•1 teaspoon baking soda
•1/2 teaspoon salt
•1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
•3-1/2 cups diced peeled apples
•1 cup chopped walnuts
•2 teaspoons vanilla extract

CARAMEL ICING:
•1/2 cup packed brown sugar
•1/3 cup half-and-half cream
•1/4 cup butter, cubed
•Dash salt
•1 cup confectioners' sugar
•Chopped walnuts, optional

Directions:
•In a large bowl, combine the oil, sugars and eggs until well blended. Combine the flour, cinnamon, baking soda, salt and nutmeg; gradually add to creamed mixture until blended. Fold in the apples, walnuts and vanilla.

• Pour into a greased and floured 10-in. tube pan. Bake at 325° for 1-1/2 hours or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.

• In a small heavy saucepan over medium-low heat, cook and stir the brown sugar, cream, butter and salt until sugar is dissolved. Transfer to a small bowl; cool to room temperature. Beat in confectioners' sugar until smooth; drizzle over cake. Sprinkle with nuts if desired.

Yield: 12-16 servings.

~~Taste of Home October/November 1994~~

1 comment:

chelle2030 said...

Thanks for sharing yet again a yummy recipe. I just might have to give this one a try today.