Rating: 4.5 stars 4.3
90 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 52
  • 4 star values: 27
  • 3 star values: 5
  • 2 star values: 3
  • 1 star values: 3

This is a scrumptious moist apple cake with a really rich caramel sauce. The recipe comes from Newfoundland.

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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Butter a 9 inch round cake pan or 9 1/2 inch springform pan.

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  • Using a fork, work flour with brown sugar and butter in a large bowl until crumbly. Stir in nuts. Divide mixture in half. Evenly press half into pan bottom to form a crust.

  • Stir baking soda, cinnamon, and salt into remaining crumb mixture until blended, then make a well in the center. In a small bowl, lightly beat egg with sour cream and vanilla until smooth. Add to flour mixture, stirring just until combined. Fold in apples.

  • Evenly spread batter over crumb mixture. Bake until a cake tester inserted into center comes out fairly clean, about 1 hour and 20 minutes. If top gets too brown before cake is baked, lightly lay a piece of foil over top for last 10 to 20 minutes of baking. Cool in pan on a rack. Serve with Brown Sugar Sauce. Cake keeps well at room temperature for a day. Covered, it freezes well and is easily cut while still frozen.

Nutrition Facts

415 calories; protein 5.4g; carbohydrates 52.2g; fat 21.6g; cholesterol 52.3mg; sodium 305.6mg. Full Nutrition
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