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German Apple Dapple Cake

Rated as 4.32 out of 5 Stars

"More apples than cake! Topped with a rich caramel sauce."
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Ingredients

servings 686
Original recipe yields 12 servings (12 to 16 servings)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13 inch pan, or a 10 inch tube pan. Stir the flour, baking soda and salt together and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, cream the oil, eggs, 1 cup brown sugar and 2 teaspoons vanilla. Add the flour mixture and mix well. Stir in the chopped apples and nuts.
  3. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.
  4. For the Topping: In a saucepan, combine 1 cup brown sugar, 1/2 cup butter and 1/4 cup cream. Bring to a boil, and continue boiling for 3 minutes. Cool slightly and pour over warm cake.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 686 calories; 45 67.2 6.6 74 384 Full nutrition

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This is a wonderfully different sort of cake. My great grandma made this when I was a kid, when she lost her mind to alzheimer's disease the recipe went with her. The only thing I can say is tha...

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Batter baked for 45 minutes in tube pan, yet failed to cook through to the center. Maybe too many "wet" ingredients (calls for 4 cups of apples)? Sweetness of cake made caramel topping super...

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This is a wonderfully different sort of cake. My great grandma made this when I was a kid, when she lost her mind to alzheimer's disease the recipe went with her. The only thing I can say is tha...

This cake is delicous, especially for fall. I cut the oil in it! I sub'd 3/4 cup apple sauce and 1/4 cup oil for the 1 1/2 cups oil it asked for. The cake was perfect!!!

I haven't made the recipe yet, but a friend did and it was fabulous. Hint: My friend made the cake the night before and it seemed to moist and runny so got up in the morning and cooked it a whi...

Excellent cake...moist and yummy. I shredded the apples instead of chopping them for a smoother consistency.

Add cinnamon - use at least a half of a cup more sliced apples - up to a cup more. Bake longer. This is one of our family's favorite recipes!

Batter baked for 45 minutes in tube pan, yet failed to cook through to the center. Maybe too many "wet" ingredients (calls for 4 cups of apples)? Sweetness of cake made caramel topping super...

really good and really easy. I put the apples in the food processor and pulsed till they were minced but not liquid. worked really well. caramel topping is a plus. definitely will make again.

very good, very moist. I understand everyones preferences are different when it comes to spices. I added the combination I use with my apple pie. Definate keeper.

Excellent! I made this for a pitch-in that had a German food theme. I took the suggestion to use 3/4 cup applesause and 1/4 cup oil instead of all oil and it turned out just fine. Next time thou...