Apple Cake With Caramel Glaze

Apple Cake With Caramel Glaze
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Ingredients

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 325° F. In a large bowl, using an electric mixer on medium-high, beat the butter and the granulated and brown sugars until light and fluffy, 3 to 5 minutes. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition.
  2. In another bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt. Using a wooden spoon, gradually add the flour mixture to the egg mixture. The batter should be very thick. Stir in the apples, pecans, and vanilla. Scrape the batter into a buttered and floured 9-by-13-inch baking pan.
  3. Bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, 50 to 60 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack. Let cool for at least 10 minutes while you make the Caramel Glaze, if using. With a spatula, loosen the sides of the cake. If you want to remove it from the pan, invert it onto a baking sheet, then invert it again, right-side up, onto a platter. With a toothpick or fork, poke holes all over the surface. Pour on the warm sauce. Serve warm or at room temperature, with ice cream, if desired.
By November, 2005

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 439
  • Fat 25g
  • Sat Fat 12g
  • Cholesterol 81mg
  • Sodium 159mg
  • Protein 5g
  • Carbohydrate 52g
  • Sugar 32g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Iron 2mg
  • Calcium 39mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Red, yellow, and green apples
Pat washed fruits and veggies dry before bagging them for storage. Damp items spoil quickly.

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