Caramel-Apple-Raisin Cake

Enjoy this caramel glazed cake with apples and raisins in it that’s perfect for a dessert.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 2 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 14
  • servings 24

Ingredients

CAKE

2 1/2
cups all-purpose flour
2
teaspoons baking powder
4
teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
3/4
teaspoon salt
1 1/2
cups sugar
3/4
cup shortening
1 1/2
teaspoons vanilla
2
eggs
1
cup milk
2
Granny Smith apples, peeled, chopped (about 2 1/2 cups)
1/2
cup raisins

GLAZE

1
cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2
cup whipping cream
1 1/2
cups powdered sugar
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and lightly flour 13x9-inch pan. In medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder, pumpkin pie spice and salt; mix well.
  • 2 In large bowl, combine sugar, shortening and vanilla; beat until light and fluffy. Add eggs 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Alternately add dry ingredients and milk to shortening mixture, beginning and ending with dry ingredients. Stir in apples and raisins. Pour and spread batter into greased and floured pan.
  • 3 Bake at 350°F. for 45 to 55 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in medium saucepan, combine brown sugar and cream. Bring to a rolling boil over high heat, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; stir in powdered sugar until smooth. Cool 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Pour glaze over cake; spread evenly. Cool 1 hour or until completely cooled.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    250
    (
    Calories from Fat
    80),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    9g
    9%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    25mg
    25%;
    Sodium
    125mg
    125%;
    % Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 2 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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