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Apple-Walnut Cake with Caramel Glaze

  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 2 hr 10 min
  • Servings 16

Pull this apple-walnut beauty from the oven and inhale its blend of warm spices—cinnamon, ginger, cloves. Drizzled in caramel sauce, it’s the perfect addition to fall meals and holiday afternoons. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

Cake

2
cups packed brown sugar
1 1/2
cups vegetable oil
3
eggs
3
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
2
teaspoons baking soda
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon ground ginger
2
teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon ground cloves
1
cup chopped walnuts
2
large apples, peeled, shredded (about 2 cups)

Glaze

2
tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
1
cup powdered sugar
3
tablespoons butterscotch-caramel topping
1
tablespoon milk
Additional ground cinnamon, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 12-cup fluted tube cake pan with shortening; lightly flour.
  • 2
    In large bowl, beat brown sugar, oil and eggs with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add remaining ingredients except walnuts and apples; beat on low speed until smooth. With spoon, gently stir in walnuts and apples. Spoon batter into pan.
  • 3
    Bake 1 hour to 1 hour 10 minutes or until toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes. Place heatproof plate upside down over pan; turn plate and pan over. Remove pan. Cool 30 minutes.
  • 4
    Meanwhile, in medium bowl, beat all glaze ingredients except cinnamon until smooth. Pour glaze over top of cake, allowing some to run down side. Sprinkle with cinnamon.

Expert Tips

  • Use any variety or color of apple for this cake.
  • Pecans make a fine stand-in for the walnuts in this recipe.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
500
Calories from Fat
250
% Daily Value
Total Fat
28g
43%
Saturated Fat
4 1/2g
23%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
45mg
15%
Sodium
240mg
10%
Potassium
190mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
58g
19%
Dietary Fiber
2g
7%
Sugars
38g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 5 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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