Old-Fashioned Caramel Apple Pound Cake Recipe
Delicious caramel apple pound cake recipe. Each bite is filled with fresh granny smith apple chunks coated in the perfect balance of cinnamon and sugar in a dense, rich, moist, and tasty pound cake topped with a great stand alone cream cheese frosting, drizzled with caramel, and sprinkled with toasted walnuts.
Servings 12 generous slices
Calories 616 kcal
Cost $10.00 1 ¼ cups light brown sugar firmly packed 1 cup granulated sugar 1 ½ cups butter melted 4 large eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 3 cups all-purpose flour 2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp apple pie spice 1 tsp salt 3 cups Granny Smith apples chopped, approximately 4 medium-sized apples 2 tsp ground cinnamon ¼ cup chopped walnuts optional, for garnish Cream Cheese Icing 8 ounces cream cheese 1 package, softened 2 cups confectioners' sugar ¼ cup whole milk ¼ cup hot caramel topping Smucker's Hot Caramel Topping
Preheat oven to 350°. Spray a 12 cup Bundt pan with baking spray with flour. In a large mixing bowl, beat melted butter, 1 cup brown sugar, and granulated sugar with a mixer at medium speed until well combined.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Beat in vanilla.
In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, apple pie spice, and salt. With mixer on lowest speed, gradually add flour mixture to butter mixture beating until well combined.
In a separate bowl combine chopped Granny Smith apples, cinnamon, and remaining 1/4 up of light brown sugar.
Spoon one-third of the batter into prepared Bundt cake pan.
Top with half of the apple mixture. Repeat layers once.
Top with remaining one-third of batter.
Bake until cake tester or wooden pick inserted near center comes out clean, 50 minutes to one hour. Let cool in pan for 10 minutes.
Remove from pan and let cool completely on wire rack.
Top with Cream Cheese Frosting.
Drizzle with caramel topping and sprinkle with chopped walnuts if desired. Calories: 616 kcal | Carbohydrates: 112 g | Protein: 7 g | Fat: 33 g | Saturated Fat: 19 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8 g | Trans Fat: 1 g | Cholesterol: 144 mg | Sodium: 510 mg | Potassium: 241 mg | Fiber: 2 g | Sugar: 47 g | Vitamin A: 1080 IU | Vitamin C: 2 mg | Calcium: 102 mg | Iron: 2 mg