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Caramel Apple Cake

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Caramel Apple Cake
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 2 hr 20 min
  • Servings 12
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An easy dessert recipe that features Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ spice cake mix and fresh apple - glazed with rich, buttery caramel.
Updated Sep 4, 2013

Ingredients

  • 1 box Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ 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

Steps

  • 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.

Nutrition

420 Calories, 21g Total Fat, 5g Protein, 57g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
420
Total Fat
21g
0%
Saturated Fat
5g
0%
Sodium
340mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
57g
0%
Dietary Fiber
1g
0%
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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