Caramel Apple Cake

Caramel Apple Cake

An easy dessert recipe that features Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® spice cake mix and fresh apple - glazed with rich, buttery caramel.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

2:20

Hrs:Mins

Makes

12

servings

1
box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® spice cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
1
large Braeburn apple, peeled, chopped
1
cup chopped pecans, toasted*
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
1/4
cup butter
3
tablespoons milk
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
cup powdered sugar
  1. Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Grease 8- or 9-cup fluted tube cake pan with shortening; lightly flour.
  2. Make cake mix as directed on box, using water, oil and eggs. Stir apple and 1/2 cup of the pecans into batter. Pour into pan.
  3. Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  4. In 2-quart saucepan, mix brown sugar, butter and milk. Heat to boiling over medium heat, stirring constantly with whisk. Boil 1 minute. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla. Gradually stir in powdered sugar until smooth. Stir gently 2 to 3 minutes or until slightly thickened. Immediately spoon glaze over top of cake, allowing some to drizzle down side. Top with remaining 1/2 cup pecans.
Makes 12 servings (1 slice)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
* To toast pecans, heat oven to 350°F. Spread pecans in ungreased shallow pan. Bake uncovered 6 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until light brown.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 420
    • Total Fat 21g
      • (Saturated Fat 5g,),
    • Sodium 340mg;
    • Total Carbohydrate 57g
      • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Protein 5g;
    Percent Daily Value*:
      Exchanges:
      • 1 Starch;
      • 3 Other Carbohydrate;
      • 4 Fat;
      Carbohydrate Choices:
      • 4;
      *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.