Caramel Apple Coffee Cake with Walnuts Recipe

Caramel Apple Coffee Cake with Walnuts Recipe
Caramel Apple Coffee Cake with Walnuts Recipe photo by Taste of Home
Publisher Photo

Caramel Apple Coffee Cake with Walnuts Recipe

Be the first to add a review
Publisher Photo
I created this recipe after a trip to an orchard with my family. This moist cake is full of hearty apples and nuts, while the caramel frosting adds a delectable finish. —Sharon Cable, Dyersville, Iowa.
MAKES:
16 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling
MAKES:
16 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 3 large eggs
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3 cups chopped peeled apples (about 3 medium)
  • TOPPING:
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon fat-free milk
  • Dash salt
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts or pecans, toasted

Directions

Preheat oven to 350°. Coat a 10-in. fluted tube pan with cooking spray; dust with flour, tapping out extra.
In a large bowl, beat eggs, sugar, applesauce, oil and vanilla until well blended. In another bowl, whisk flour, salt and baking soda; gradually beat into sugar mixture. Stir in apples.
Transfer to prepared pan. Bake 45-55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.
In a small saucepan, combine brown sugar, butter, milk and salt. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly; cook 2 minutes. Remove from heat; let stand to thicken slightly. Spoon slowly over cake. Sprinkle with walnuts. Yield: 16 servings.
Editor’s Notes: To remove cakes easily, use solid shortening to grease plain and fluted tube pans. To toast nuts, spread in a 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 5-10 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring occasionally.
Originally published as Caramel Apple Coffee Cake with Walnuts in Healthy Cooking Annual Recipes Annual 2016, p71

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 280 calories, 9g fat (2g saturated fat), 41mg cholesterol, 268mg sodium, 46g carbohydrate (27g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

  • 3 large eggs
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3 cups chopped peeled apples (about 3 medium)
  • TOPPING:
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon fat-free milk
  • Dash salt
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts or pecans, toasted
  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Coat a 10-in. fluted tube pan with cooking spray; dust with flour, tapping out extra.
  2. In a large bowl, beat eggs, sugar, applesauce, oil and vanilla until well blended. In another bowl, whisk flour, salt and baking soda; gradually beat into sugar mixture. Stir in apples.
  3. Transfer to prepared pan. Bake 45-55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.
  4. In a small saucepan, combine brown sugar, butter, milk and salt. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly; cook 2 minutes. Remove from heat; let stand to thicken slightly. Spoon slowly over cake. Sprinkle with walnuts. Yield: 16 servings.
Editor’s Notes: To remove cakes easily, use solid shortening to grease plain and fluted tube pans. To toast nuts, spread in a 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 5-10 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring occasionally.
Originally published as Caramel Apple Coffee Cake with Walnuts in Healthy Cooking Annual Recipes Annual 2016, p71

Select the Newsletters that interest you to subscribe

By entering my email and clicking the subscribe button below, I am opting to receive the newsletters I have selected.

Please enter a valid email

You Are successfully subscribed

ERROR! Please try Again

Reviews forCaramel Apple Coffee Cake with Walnuts

My Review
Click stars to rate
Loading Image
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review