Caramel Glazed Apple Cake
c light brown sugar, packed
c white sugar
1 1/2 c salad oil --- Canola
c all-purpose flour
t baking soda
1/2 t nutmeg
1/2 t salt
Washington, Granny Smith or Golden Delicious Apples
cored, peeled and cut into 1/2 inch pieces
c pecans or walnuts, chopped
t vanilla extract
4 T butter
1/4 c white sugar
1/4 c light brown sugar
pinch of salt
1/2 c heavy cream
Preheat oven to 350 and flour a 9x13 pan
Combine flour, soda, cinnamon,
nutmeg and salt and set aside.
sugars and oil in a mixing bowl until well blended. Add eggs, one
at a time, beating well after each egg
A While mixer is
blending the batter, sift the dry ingredients and then slowly add
them to the batter until just blended. Stir in apples, walnuts and
(I add the vanilla to the batter while mixer is going and
then stir the apples and nuts by hand)
Pour into pan and bake at 350 50 to 70 minutes, or until a toothpick
comes out clean from the center.
Let cool in the pan while preparing the glaze.
glaze, melt butter in a sauce pan ofer low heat. Add both sugars
and salt and cook at med/high for two minutes.
Add cream and boil for two
minutes, stiring constantly.
Poke holes in the cake with skewers
or toothpic. Pour glaze over the cake.
Serve warm or at room
temp. Top with whipped cream or ice cream.