Monday, November 15, 2010

Apple Cake with Caramel Sauce


¾ c. butter
2 c. granulated sugar
2 eggs
2 c. all purpose flour
2 t. ground cinnamon
2 t. baking soda
½ t. ground nutmeg
½ t. salt
4 cups finely chopped apples
1 t. vanilla


¾ c. butter
¾ c. granulated sugar
¾ c.  packed brown sugar
¾ c. heavy cream
1 ½  t. vanilla

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9x13 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 greased pan and bake for 40-50 minutes.

Cool in pan for 5 minutes before cutting into squares.

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.