Homemade Apple Cake with Caramel Glaze
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5 from 6 votes

Fresh Apple Cake with Caramel Glaze

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 10
Calories: 575kcal
Author: Brandie @ The Country Cook

Ingredients

  • for the cake:
  • 4 Eggland's Best eggs
  • 1 cup Stevia In The Raw┬«
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 3 cups peeled and chopped Granny Smith apples
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • for the glaze:
  • 3/4 cup salted butter 1 1/2 sticks
  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 325f degrees. Spray an 8 cup tube or bundt pan with nonstick cooking spray (use the kind that has flour in it - it makes all the difference).
  • In a large mixing bowl, using an electric mixer or stand mixer, mix together eggs, Stevia in the raw, sugar and oil until thoroughly combined.
  • In a medium bowl, stir together flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Gradually add the flour mixture (in 3 batches) to the liquid mixture. Stir slowly to combine. Then mix in vanilla.
  • Finally, stir in chopped apples and pecans. Batter will be thick.
  • Pour batter into prepared tube pan.
  • Bake for about an hour (until a toothpick inserted comes out clean).
  • Allow cake to cool completely, then invert it gently onto a cake stand or large platter.
  • Begin making glaze. In a small pan, melt butter over low heat.
  • Whisk in brown sugar and milk.
  • Bring to a boil then gently reduce to a simmer. Whisk constantly for about 5 minutes then remove from heat.
  • Stir in vanilla. Allow the caramel glaze to cool for 5 minutes. Then pour over cake.
  • Top with extra chopped pecans (optional).
  • Slice and serve!

Nutrition

Calories: 575kcal | Carbohydrates: 77g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 102mg | Sodium: 515mg | Potassium: 190mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 46g | Vitamin A: 555IU | Vitamin C: 1.8mg | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 2.5mg