Caramel and apples is a classic combination, so make this caramel apple cake you can be sure everyone will devour! This is a rather decadent dessert that will definitely satisfy your guests cravings. Serve this festive dish at a number of fall parties! this is a great option for a pre-trick-or-treating dinner, a Thanksgiving celebration or even a Christmas party! Y
If you are looking for a fabulous way to present this amazing cake, try inverting it onto a pie plate. This adds a creative flair that will earn you points with the whole family. Your fellow party-goers will be completely dazzled by your culinary efforts!
3/4 cup butter
1 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
1 3/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 cup pecan halves
2 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and cut into wedges
2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/4 teaspoons salt
3/4 cup water
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
In a 9 inch pan, melt 3 tablespoons butter. Sprinkle 1/3 cup brown sugar and 1/4 teaspoon of the cinnamon. Arrange twelve pecan halves, then the apple wedges. Chop remaining pecans and set aside.
In a small bowl, mix flour, baking soda, salt and 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon and set aside.
In a large bowl, cream 3/4 cup butter and sugar until smooth. Stir in water. Add flour mixture and combine. Add nuts and combine.
Spread batter evenly over apples and bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 30 minutes.
Cool 10 minutes, then invert onto plate.