Buttery pound cake with pieces of caramel apple in each bite. This delicious cake is going to be your favorite apple cake. The tangy cream cheese galze is the perfect complement to the carmel.
Keyword Apple Cake, Pound Cake
Prep Time 20minutes
Cook Time 1hour
Total Time 1hour30minutes
For Caramel Apples
1 - 2Apples Any firm variety
2CAP Flour (250g)
Tangy Cream Cheese Galze
1/2C Cream Cheese 4oz
1CPowdered Sugar More if needed
4TbspLemon Juice Fresh Squeezed
Make caramel apples
Peel, core and chop apples to 1/2" cubes. Melt 2 tablespoons of butter In a saute pan. Add 4 Tbsp sugar to the melted butter. Spread evenly and let it caramelize over medium to low heat. Once the sugar has liquefied and turned light brown add the chopped apples to it. Stir to coat evenly. Cook over low heat for a few minutes to evaporate any extra juices from the apples . Turn off the heat and let it cool.
Prepare the pan
Pre heat the oven to 350°F.Brush the insides of the bundt pan generously with oil / melted butter and dust with flour. Set a side .
Make the cake batter
Make sure that all the ingredients are at room temperature.
Sift the flour , baking powder , salt and cinnamon together and set aside.
Cream the butter until fluffy. Add the sugar and beat till a smooth creamy mixture is formed. Add the eggs one by one and beat in well. Scarpe down the sides of the bowl in beween. Mix in vanilla.
Add the flour to the wet mix in batches and mix in using a wooden spoon or spatula.
If the caramel apple mixture has solidified, heat it for 30 seconds to 1 minute to warm the mix and soften the caramel. Turn off the heat as soon as the caramel begins to melt . The mixture should not be hot.
Fold the caramel mixture into the cake batter. Pour the batter into the bundt cake pan. Tap pan gently on the counter to remove air air trapped in the batter.
Transfer to the preheated oven and bake for 45 to 55 minutes, or till a cake tester comes out clean when inserted into the cake.
Cool in pan for 10 to 20 minutes. Invert into a cooling rack and cool completely.Spread a thick layer of tangy cream cheese glaze and serve.
Make tangy cream cheese Glaze
Bring the cream cheese to room temperature. Beat it will with a spatula or electric beater. Add 1/2 c powderred sugar to the softened cream cheese and mix in . Mix in 3 Tbsp lemon juice and vanilla. Taste and add the remaining sugar / lemon juice if needed.
Bring all the ingredients for the cake to room temperature before making the batter.
For detailed instructions go to https://oventales.com/caramel-apple-pound-cake/ .