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Country Apple Cake with Caramel Sauce

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  4 reviews
  • 15 min prep time
  • 1 hr 35 min total time
  • 13 ingredients
  • 12 servings
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Looking for a classic dessert? Then check out this country apple cake flavored with walnuts and spice, served with warm caramel sauce – a yummy treat.

Bake-Off® Contest 38, 1998
Beverly Healy
Nampa, Idaho

Ingredients

Cake

2
tablespoons oil
2
eggs
1
(15.4-oz.) pkg. Pillsbury™ Nut Quick Bread & Muffin Mix
3
cups apple pie filling (from two 21-oz. cans)
2
teaspoons cinnamon
1/2
teaspoon nutmeg
1/2
cup chopped walnuts

Sauce and Topping

1/2
cup sugar
1/2
cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2
cup butter
1/2
cup whipping cream
1
teaspoon vanilla
Vanilla ice cream or whipped cream, if desired

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch pan with nonstick cooking spray. In large bowl, combine oil and eggs; beat well. Add quick bread mix, apple pie filling, cinnamon and nutmeg; stir 50 to 75 strokes with spoon until mix is moistened. Stir in nuts from foil packet and 1/2 cup chopped walnuts. Spoon into sprayed pan; spread evenly.
  • 2 Bake at 350°F. for 43 to 50 minutes or until cake is deep golden brown and toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 30 minutes.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in medium saucepan, combine sugar, brown sugar, butter and whipping cream; mix well. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla.
  • 4 To serve, cut warm cake into squares; place on individual dessert plates. Top each serving with warm sauce and ice cream.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch pan with nonstick cooking spray. In large bowl, combine oil and eggs; beat well. Add quick bread mix, apple pie filling, cinnamon and nutmeg; stir 50 to 75 strokes with spoon until mix is moistened. Stir in nuts from foil packet and 1/2 cup chopped walnuts. Spoon into sprayed pan; spread evenly.
  • 2 Bake at 350°F. for 43 to 50 minutes or until cake is deep golden brown and toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 30 minutes.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in medium saucepan, combine sugar, brown sugar, butter and whipping cream; mix well. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla.
  • 4 To serve, cut warm cake into squares; place on individual dessert plates. Top each serving with warm sauce and ice cream.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/12 of Recipe
Calories
590
Calories from Fat
270
% Daily Value
Total Fat
30g
46%
Saturated Fat
14g
70%
Cholesterol
130mg
43%
Sodium
340mg
14%
Total Carbohydrate
74g
25%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
58g
58%
Protein
7g
7%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 3 Fruit; 5 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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