… Dump and spread the dry cake mix over top. Soft apple cake layers filled with apple cinnamon filling, frosted with caramel buttercream and topped with caramel … Baking is tough! UGH. I feel like most people probably can which is why I’m so candid about it. it turned out perfectly. Your cakes are so amazing!! Hi Nana! I love your descriptions at the beginning about baking cakes. This delicious Caramel Apple Cake is made with a caramelized apple filling. , Gonna give this one a try as I want to use up at least a few apples from the garden and it this cake sounds much better than an apple pie!! Do you have any tips about things that might be different or that I should remember to do in this case? They never last long! Sift the flour, sugar, baking soda, salt and spices into a large bowl. You’ll want to stir together before the pot is on heat then let it bubble away on it’s own. Converting pan sizes is always tricky. I’m so glad you liked it! Your email address will not be published. I find that it was a good balance, but you could definitely kick it up a bit if you prefer a spicier version. Are these cakes suitable to be covered in fondant for a wedding cake? The layers are made of vanilla brown butter cake, and the filling includes a light spread of caramel frosting along with sautéed apple filling. Hi Joy! xoxo. Add the brown sugar, granulated sugar, eggs, and vanilla. It’s absolutely delicious! Perfect for a weekend treat or special occasion, it's packed with spices, apple chunks and a sumptuous caramel … https://www.delish.com/.../recipes/a54959/caramel-apple-cake-recipe Place sugar and water into a medium pot, stir to combine, but to not stir from this point forward. Hi Jacqui! I will be making this cake as soon as I have a reason or maybe just Because. Your email address will not be published. Oven-spring is my first testing method, with a toothpick or tester as backup. Drizzle in cream until desired consistency is reached. If you don’t have coconut oil use an equal amount of vegetable oil. I’m so happy to hear that! Add more buttercream and caramel onto the second layer and top with the third. I make a lot of cakes and this has been pronounced the favourite! Dip the apple in caramel and place on cake. In a large bowl, beat the sugar, oil, vanilla and eggs with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. This post may contain affiliate links. Fill in the top of the cake with more caramel and spread evenly with an. Not complaining!! It possibly was over cooked. Hi Marcia! In all of my other cakes with caramel drip, it goes right to the bottom. Actually, if I’m being honest here, my absolute fave are Macintosh, but they’re not the best for baking (too soft). The mixture will bubble up (a lot) and boil. So happy to hear everyone loved it Thanks for the great feedback! I have to tell you, I loved reading this post and your Sticky Toffee Pudding Cake post! I’m John Kanell, a husband, dad to twins Lachlan and George, Los Angeles native, and an avid baker and cooker of all things delicious thanks to a life long education from my mother. Preparation. I think shredded apples would work just fine. Required fields are marked *. For best results I recommend oil. How far in advance can you decorate the cake with the caramel? https://www.serenabakessimplyfromscratch.com/.../caramel-apple-cake.html just wondering since it says whip instead of stir! Probably my favorite cake from this site!! Not a dumb question at all. Hi, Does anyone know if the recipe works using a gluten free flour blend (like Costco Namaste) instead of all purpose flour? Hi Cheryl! If you don’t have one then fluff your flour with a spoon, sprinkle it into your measuring cup, and use a knife to level it off. Thanks! Tell me, do you manage to make it stop dripping at some point? Yay!! 8. Hi Melissa! Cook for 2 minutes whisking constantly. Thanks so much Sarina! That way you can handle it without things falling apart. xo, This looks amazing and super delicious!! The caramel will drip down the side slowly so don’t be over-exuberant in adding those drips. Cool 10 min. I made a whole. Oh it can sit for a while, even overnight in the fridge, though the caramel will lose some of its sheen from refrigeration. Made these into cupcakes and everyone loved them! Hi Poonam! Is there a secret? (I always use cake strips too), Heat the butter over medium low heat, stirring occasionally until it is browned to a caramel color. Place bowl on your stand mixer and whip on med-high until the meringue is stiff and cooled (the bowl is no longer warm to the touch (approx. Olivia, your caramel drip is the MOST perfect I’ve ever seen!! Hi Keyonie! For the apple on top you have a couple options. Sometimes the skewer will come out clean, but they aren’t actually done! Hi AJ! In a medium bowl, combine dry cake mix, pie filling, beaten eggs, 1/4 cup caramel topping and cinnamon. . Top the cake with caramel and give it a light smooth. Or do you find it’s a good balance of apple and spice? Tip in the … I made this cake this past weekend, and it was a HUGE hit! In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder, spices, and salt. The cake – admittedly Ive never baked an all oil cake but we followed the directions exactly . I made this cake over the weekend as a trial run for my father in law’s 70th next weekend. At what point did it separate? How To Make Caramel Apple Cake: In a large mixing bowl mix the flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking powder, salt, and baking soda. or make your own from foil and paper towels at home. https://www.cookipedia.co.uk/recipes_wiki/Cake_tin_conversion_charts. Yes, you can freeze the entire cake, but I would freeze without the drip and do the drip after. How do you test to make sure they’re done before taking them out? Fold in apples. This happens to me all the time!! Add the stem from a real apple and a fondant leaf. Apple cakes are a Fall favorite for me and this year I stepped up my game and made a little apple dipped in caramel sitting on top. Thanks! While in the freezer, roll out fondant. Please read our disclosure policy. And no, I keep the paddle once I add the butter. Thank you Liv!! If you try to make this apple remember to freeze or chill the apple before you smooth it. Also, in step 5 of making the buttercream, do you switch back to the whisk from the paddle attachment? Often times I’ll poke a skewer in there too early and the cake layer will collapse a bit. I made this last week. There are easier ways to make a caramel, sure, but this one isn’t that hard and it’s totally worth it for a smooth, silky texture. Thanks for the feedback, I’m so glad you loved it! I made the Caramel and the Caramel Swiss Meringue Buttercream from this recipe and both were *phenomenal*! Sign up to receive recipes, recommendations and tips straight to your inbox! Hi Lynn! Thank you very much, your reply is earnestly awaited, and greatly appreciated! If it’s too runny after you add the butter, stick it in the fridge for 20mins. But I will definitely be making this again. , This post may contain affiliate links. Add red food coloring to fondant create skin. Hello, Melt 2 Tbsp. Thank you so much! So decadent. Will the apples be ok if I freeze the layers? It’s the start of apple season! My question is what was the reason for choosing the frosting of meringue buttercream vs american buttercream. By the way, you must check out Sam’s blog, her recipes are both stunning and delicious! Your baking and photography skills are fabulous! Place cakes on wire rack to cool for 10mins then turn out onto wire rack to cool completely. Place one layer of cake on a cake stand or serving plate. Add the room temp brown butter you made earlier to a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment. Hi Heather! Hi Victoria! I’m so happy you loved it . Hi Katrina! Transfer to a container and place in fridge to thicken. Hi Heidi! All you need to do is reduce the baking time. There won’t be too much frosting left over so I would either 1.5x or 2x the frosting recipe. Thanks for all your tips! If they spring back, they’re done. And yes, room temp for a day or so will be fine! The recipe as-is will also work in two 8″ pans. The other tier will likely be a choc/vanilla with regular buttercream. Whisk together and set aside. I will post out the pic on my instagram and will tag you! Bake uncovered in a 350 degree oven for 30-40 minutes or until the buttery cake mix turns golden brown. Hi Mel! 6. I have a very detailed tutorial on SMBC here! It’s part of the Cake instructions: Add flour mixture in 3 parts. So we may have gone a leeeetttllleee bit overboard on the apple picking this past weekend. Place sugar and water into a medium pot, stir to combine, but to not stir from this point forward. It should be fine, but the caramel doesn’t get completely firm in the freezer. Hi Stephanie! Mix in the vanilla, transfer so a bowl and set aside to cool completely. Definitely an amazing recipe, and blog!! Add the yogurt, eggs, melted coconut oil, vegetable oil, and vanilla into a medium bowl and whisk together. Microwave caramels and milk in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1-1/2 min. Anyway, this cake is beautiful and I bet it tastes like a delicious slice of Fall!! Everyone loved it, even though my cake wasn’t nearly as pretty as Liv’s. I am so glad you can relate. Looks fantastic! What size bowl did you use for the parts that require a stand mixer? I’m going to say that the cake is average on spice. Add the grated apples and melted butter. Here’s a site I use as a guideline: http://www.joyofbaking.com/PanSizes.html I would say 2x the recipe would be safe. And thank you for the feedback I’m glad to know that my recipes and instructions are clear! Do you have any tips for that?? You’ll have enough to do that if you like. You could add a bit more if you like, but add it a little at a time to make sure you don’t affect the texture of the buttercream. Just wipe down all of your tools with lemon juice and make sure there is no yolk in your whites. If it leaves a bit of an indent, they’re not. Chill for 20mins. The nutritional information and metric conversions are calculated automatically. I’m going to just make this Carmel swiss meringue buttercream for now, but I also want to double it to make a separate batch of cupcakes, along with a two layer chocolate cake. COPYRIGHT © 2015 - 2020 PREPPY KITCHEN | PRIVACY POLICY, Sift and whisk together the dry ingredients. 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