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Caramel Apple Cake
Caramel Apple Cake

   Can you taste a slice of this AMAZING cake filled with chunks of tart apple wrapped in a moist tender cake?  Drizzle with a warm sweet caramel sauce over the top – and there you have food for angels.   

Scrumptious Caramel Apple Cake

Ingredients:

1 pkg. (2-layer size) yellow cake mix

1 pkg. (4-serving size) Jell-O Vanilla or French vanilla flavor instant pudding & pie filling – leave DRY, do NOT prepare with liquid

1 cup water

1 tsp. cinnamon

4 eggs

1/3 cup vegetable oil

4 Granny smith apples, peeled and coarsely chopped

1/2 pkg. caramel bits (such as Kraft)


Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Generously coat a bundt pan with spray release OR butter well and coat with granulated sugar.

To make sure your cake does not stick (sometimes it can be difficult to get a cake such as this out of the bundt pan), use a 9×13″ or a spring form pan that is lined with parchment paper and coated with non-stick spray release or butter and sugar. Caramel Apple Cake 1

 

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Beat cake mix, dry pudding mix, water, eggs and oil in large bowl with electric mixer on low speed until blended, then on high speed 2 minutes. Caramel Apple Cake 3Gently fold in apples and caramel bits. Caramel Apple Cake 4 Pour into prepared pan.Caramel Apple Cake 5

Bake 50 minutes to 1 hour or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

Cool 20 minutes; remove from pan.

Cool on wire rack for 5 minutes; cover with saran wrap and cool completely.

Serve cake with sauce warmed bottled caramel sauce.

Copyright Carrie Groneman, A Mother’s Shadow, 2014

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