Apple Cake Recipe

Apple Cake With Caramel Sauce

Apples and walnuts are complemented by spices in this hearty autumn-inspired cake served with a rich caramel sauce.

35 min. prep time
15 servings
151 Rating



1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup whole wheat flour
1/2 cup sugar
3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon curry powder
3/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, melted
1/2 cup water
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 large (2 1/2 cups) tart cooking apples, cubed 1/2-inch
3/4 cup chopped walnuts


3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
3 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream, sweetened, whipped, if desired


Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 13x9-inch baking pan; set aside.

Combine flour, whole wheat flour, sugar, 3/4 cup brown sugar, cinnamon, baking powder, salt, nutmeg, baking soda and curry powder in bowl. Add melted butter, water, eggs and 2 teaspoons vanilla. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Stir in apples and walnuts.

Spread into prepared pan. Bake 40-45 minutes or until top springs back when touched lightly in center. Cool completely.

Just before serving, combine 3/4 cup brown sugar, whipping cream and butter in 1-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, 3-4 minutes or until sugar is dissolved. Stir in vanilla. Drizzle sauce over each piece of cake. Dollop with whipped cream, if desired.

Recipe Tip

Curry powder is used to intensify the apple flavor.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 390

Fat: 20g

Cholesterol: 85mg

Sodium: 390mg

Carbohydrates: 52g

Dietary Fiber: 3g

Protein: 5g

Recipe #9423©1997Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

This was absolutely fabulous! Took it to work and it was gone before 11 AM.

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