Bake-Off® Contest 38, 1998
Nampa, Idaho

Country Apple Cake with Caramel Sauce

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.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 1 hr 35 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 12
 

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

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LOCATION

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.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

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