Fresh Apple Cake With Caramel Glaze

“Found this in a Southern cookbook by Miss Edna Lewis and Scott Peacock, and I can't really put how good this tasted into words. I KNOW you folks will like this one.”
1hr 35mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 325.
  2. Put sugars and vegetable oil in a mixing bowl, beat til very well blended.
  3. Add eggs one at a time, mixing well after each egg.
  4. Sift together flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt, and gradually stir into sugar and eggs, mixing til just blended.
  5. Stir in apples, pecans, and vanilla.
  6. Pour into buttered and floured 9x13" baking pan, and bake in oven until an inserted toothpick comes out clean (about 1h 15 min.), begin checking after about 50 minutes.
  7. Remove from oven and allow to cool completely.
  8. While cake is cooling, make glaze, by melting butter in saucepan, add both sugars and salt.
  9. Stir til blended and cook over medium heat for 3 minutes.
  10. Stir in cream, cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
  11. Use a skewer or toothpick and poke holes all over top of cake, then pour warm glaze all over surface.
  12. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a