Apple-Walnut Cake with Caramel Glaze

Apple-Walnut Cake with Caramel Glaze

Pull this apple-walnut beauty from the oven and inhale its blend of warm spices—cinnamon, ginger, cloves. Drizzled in caramel sauce, it’s the perfect addition to fall meals and holiday afternoons.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

2:10

Hrs:Mins

Makes

16

servings

Cake
2
cups packed brown sugar
1 1/2
cups vegetable oil
3
eggs
3
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
2
teaspoons baking soda
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon ground ginger
2
teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon ground cloves
1
cup chopped walnuts
2
large apples, peeled, shredded (about 2 cups)
Glaze
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
1
cup powdered sugar
3
tablespoons butterscotch-caramel topping
1
tablespoon milk
Additional ground cinnamon, if desired
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 12-cup fluted tube cake pan with shortening; lightly flour.
  2. In large bowl, beat brown sugar, oil and eggs with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add remaining ingredients except walnuts and apples; beat on low speed until smooth. With spoon, gently stir in walnuts and apples. Spoon batter into pan.
  3. Bake 1 hour to 1 hour 10 minutes or until toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes. Place heatproof plate upside down over pan; turn plate and pan over. Remove pan. Cool 30 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, in medium bowl, beat all glaze ingredients except cinnamon until smooth. Pour glaze over top of cake, allowing some to run down side. Sprinkle with cinnamon.
Makes 16 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Success
Use any variety or color of apple for this cake.
Substitution
Pecans make a fine stand-in for the walnuts in this recipe.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 500
    • (Calories from Fat 250),
  • Total Fat 28g
    • (Saturated Fat 4 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 45mg;
  • Sodium 240mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 58g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 38g),
  • Protein 5g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 3 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 5 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 4;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.