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Saturday, September 5, 2009

New Cake Recipe

When I read this recipe on a new friend's post, I told her I would have to try it. She had just gotten the recipe from another online friend. So here's the cake...........Apple Cake with Caramel Sauce.

Wait!! Don't leave me yet. I know apple cake sounds really boring. But this caramel sauce is to die for. I made it for a ladies' gathering. They loved it! 

I have decided even if I'm not hungry, I'll just get a straw and drink the sauce!!

3/4 c. butter
2 c. granulated sugar
2 eggs
2 c. all purpose flour
2 t. ground cinnamon
2 t. baking soda
1/2 t. ground nutmeg
1/2 t. salt
4 cups peeled, finely chopped apples (Granny smith or McIntosh)
1 t. vanilla

3/4 c. butter
3/4 c. granulated sugar
3/4 c. packed brown sugar
3/4 c. heavy cream
1 1/2 t. vanilla extract

Bake: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 13x9 inch cake pan. Cream butter and sugar in a large bowl. Beat in eggs one at a time. Sift together dry ingredients and add to egg mixture alternately with apples. Stir in vanilla. Pour into prepared pan and bake for 40 to 50 minutes.

Cool in pan for 5 minutes before cutting into squares. Serve warm......oh yes by all means!

Sauce: Combine all ingredients in a saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Immediately remove from heat and spoon over individual servings of warm cake.

**Just a side note. I added a little extra cinnamon and vanilla. I so love both of these!




Love you, Jenna!


  1. Happy Birthday Jenna. Hope you have a wonderful day.

  2. happy birthday Jenna!! she's beautiful! so glad you liked the cake...it's one of my favs!!!


  3. I have got to drop back by and copy some of these recipes. My hubby talks about a caramel cake his mother use to make.

    Blessings, andrea

  4. Happy Birthday to lovely Jenna! This cake and caramel sauce sounds heavenly. Thanks so very much. Have a great weekend.

  5. Jenna is just beautiful. Give her happy birthday wishes from your bloggy friends.
    The cake sounds yummy. Thanks for sharing.
    Hugs from Texas. Have a blessed weekend.

  6. Hello Diana,
    So nice to meet you , and thank you for stopping by and visiting, and for being a follower, I haven't drawn for the giveaway so I have put your name in the hat, if that's okay.
    I have enjoyed visiting your blog today, and am so glad you came by because I am always looking for Christian women who love God and want to serve Him by serving their families and others.
    Please come by anytime the door is always open.
    have a very blessed and happy Labor Day weekend.
    And this cake seems delicious, I love anything caramel!!

  7. Drats. So much for my "eating healthy" resolve. I'm gonna have to make this one!


  8. Kathleen,

    Hey, it does have fruit in it!! Does that count?

  9. Yummy! I will have to try that, can imagine how good it will make the house smell!!!!
    Your daughter is gorgeous!! Happy Birthday to her!

  10. Enjoyed reading your blog. It's hard to believe Jenna is 25. I still remember her as little girl. Missed you at work.

  11. Happy Birthday to Jenna! Such a pretty girl!

  12. Jenna is a beautiful girl! Happy Birthday. The cake sounds yummy.