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Chunky Apple Cake Recipe
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Chunky Apple Cake Recipe

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This tender, moist cake is full of old-fashioned comfort, and the yummy brown sugar sauce makes it special. For a festive occasion, top with a dollop of whipped cream. —Debi Benson, Bakersfield, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 40 min. + cooling
MAKES:12-14 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 40 min. + cooling
MAKES: 12-14 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 6 cups chopped peeled tart apples
  • BUTTERSCOTCH SAUCE:
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 365 calories, 14 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 68 mg cholesterol, 244 mg sodium, 59 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cream the butter, sugar and vanilla. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Combine the flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt and baking soda; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well (batter will be stiff). Stir in apples until well combined.
  2. Spread into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until top is lightly browned and springs back when lightly touched. Cool for 30 minutes before serving.
  3. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine brown sugar and butter. Cook over medium heat until butter is melted. Gradually add cream. Bring to a slow boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Remove from the heat. Serve with cake. Yield: 12-14 servings.
Originally published as Chunky Apple Cake in Taste of Home August/September 2006, p27

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 365 calories, 14 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 68 mg cholesterol, 244 mg sodium, 59 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein.

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Reviewed Jul. 20, 2015

"I followed this recipe exact , except I substituted Splenda for sugar. The recipe said the batter would be stiff and I could have rolled it out like pie crust. I added milk to make the batter that I could put in a cake pan and spread out. It had plenty of apples and the butterscotch sauce made it taste wonderful. Did not look good but tasted great. Will not make this again."

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Reviewed May. 17, 2015

"This was fresh and delicious! Easy to make and love the spices. A keeper for sure! Thanks, Debi!"

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Reviewed Mar. 5, 2015

"Sounds good. I've never tried making this before I've given it a 3....but could it be made with pears instead?? I have some to use up in the fridge! Someone please let me know ASAP..?!?"

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Reviewed Nov. 13, 2014

"the best apple cake ever!"

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Reviewed Nov. 4, 2014

"So very moist, turned out great! Followed the recipe to a T. It stayed very fresh on the counter for 3 days. I poured the sauce on each piece right before serving, to keep the cake from getting soggy. Simply delicious!"

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