For the cake: 1. With a moist and crumbly interior, tangy cream cheese frosting, crowned by a delicious salted caramel glaze and toffee apples, … They're pear blossoms . Set the frosting aside. The apple cake is moist, flavorful, and filled with little bites of apple. The point is, I'm from Pasadena – I grew up there! I suppose it should,because I see that you are a food stylist. I used a 9x13 pan and my cake didnt seemed to rise very much. -Jamie. I whisked it up into the mixture without realizing it was there at first, and I wound up with these yucky, tapioca-like balls in the frosting. Caramel apple cake is perfectly spiced, moist and topped with a salted caramel frosting. Wow! In the bowl of an electric mixer, beat the eggs, granulated sugar, brown sugar, applesauce, vegetable oil, and vanilla extract together with the paddle attachment until combined. 3. -Jamie. What drew me to the recipe was the picture! It sounds like the mixtures hadn't cooled completely before you started mixing them together. And the texture of the frosting was just wonderful, light and smooth and airy and everything that a frosting should be. The best food doesn’t come from the best cooks; the best food comes from the best people. In the bowl of an electric mixer, beat butter and sugar on medium speed until light … I’m so happy to have you here in my home on the web. Grease a 11x17 sheet or jelly roll pan. I will be getting in touch with you shortly about your lovely gift! Caramel and apple is a match made in heaven! 3. In the fall and winter they would sell piping hot homemade apple cider, and year-round they had sliced apples with a little cup of caramel dip, and that’s what we always got. YES! 1. I am so happy you liked it I love the spiced and caramel combination too, so perfect for this time of year. The frosting was pretty addicting , I've never had or made flour frosting but I've seen it in a couple of places and really want to try! Add the remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, if desired. Super tender apple and spice cake layers filled with gooey caramel apple and coated in fluffy salted caramel buttercream. Then I’d eventually meander around the store until my mom beckoned us to the cafe counter, which I would eagerly scurry over to with the hope that I’d get a little something from the high-up countertop. I will try to make this for a Easter dinner party , Wonderful! There's nothing better than apples and caramel together. Prep. Haha, thank you Paige! Also, being able to eat soft untoasted bread without mounds of it stuck on top of your teeth. Set aside and allow to cool. You could also just mix the salted caramel into whipped cream and ice the cake with that. Put the frosting mixture in the refrigerator for about 40 minutes to help it cool down and firm up a bit and then try mixing again. In a medium-size mixing bowl, combine the dry ingredients. So happy to hear you enjoyed the cake, Kristi! Ohhh my gosh, I must make this very soon. . Then drizzle in the salted caramel sauce while it is mixing and beat for 1 minute. Thank-you. To Serve: Spread the frosting over the apple cake and drizzle with some Salted Caramel … It was terrible! What makes this cake killer is the caramel frosting you make and pour over the cake. You can either use all-purpose flour or a blend of gluten-free flours listed in the recipe for a gluten-free alternative. In a medium mixing bowl, stir together the flour, 1 tablespoon cinnamon, nutmeg, baking soda, and salt. Carefully flip and place the second 8-inch cake round onto the frosting. I could have sworn from the scent that I’d made an apple pie rather than a cake! Thanks for sharing….. The salted caramel flavor of the frosting didn’t kick in until about a second after the first bite, which made for a nice surprise and really pleasant aftertaste. Butter a 10-inch cast iron skillet, dust with flour, and tap out excess. Hmmm I would estimate somewhere in the range of 15 to 25 minutes (I've never made them as cupcakes before). 2. Evenly distribute the batter between 2 well-greased and lightly floured 8-inch cake pans and bake for 40-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. In a large mixing bowl, combine the wet ingredients. And it never does! If you frost the entire cake and then cut into pieces, yours won’t look like that. Stir in the vanilla, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and gradually add the powdered sugar. Using serrated knife, sculpt top layer of cake to be rounded and resemble a caramel apple. Stupid little question ; what kind of flower are those? 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