The only things I can remember them selling were fancy sliced soaps and local fruits and vegetables, but I know there had to be other things for sale in the shop because, as an adult looking back at that selection, it seems kind of weird. . It seems intimidating but it was well worth the effort, it made frosting the cake so much less stressful! I miss you too lady, should be home for a weekend in May so we will have to get coffee or tea together in the city! So, it's a very successful image – BEAUTIFUL! Everything else was the same. I ended up making a lot of baked goods that weekend and invited my friend Ryan over to help me and Jeremy eat some of them, and this cake was his favorite of them all, so it has been friend-taste-tested and. Super tender apple and spice cake layers filled with gooey caramel apple and coated in fluffy salted caramel buttercream. So fluffy and light and not-too-sweet. I tried them all and think that a simple cream cheese frosting works best here. And your mom's life sounds like my dream life haha. You could make a simple buttercream frosting and then drizzle the cooled salted caramel into it while beating at the very end. 1. In a medium bowl combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves and set aside. So happy to hear you enjoyed the cake, Glenda! Missing you a ton!! Caramel Apple Cake. 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. In a medium-size mixing bowl, combine the dry ingredients. Carefully flip and place the second 8-inch cake round onto the frosting. I took the liberty of tweeking this just a little. Also, caramel apple slices win, 100% of the time. Bring to a boil over medium-low heat and continue boiling until the mixture turns a light caramel color, only stirring once every four minutes. Thank you for sharing this recipe all spice cake and salted caramel lovers should try it. Not silly at all! Privacy Policy | Trellis Framework by Mediavine, 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour or gluten-free flour blend*, 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, divided, 3/4 cup + 1 tablespoon granulated sugar, divided, 1 cup canola oil (or another mild tasting vegetable oil), 3 1/3 cups peeled and diced apples (from about 3 1/2 medium apples), 2 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons (20 grams) tapioca flour. Ab-so-lute perfection. Set aside. . In a large mixing bowl, stir together the brown sugar, granulated sugar, oil, eggs and vanilla until thoroughly combined. Yummy, yummy cake. Regarding my frosting which was runny. Add the milk and cream and cook over medium heat, whisking occasionally, … I used them from the pear tree in my backyard, it was loaded with flowers towards the end of February! I was in a big hurry and yes, I should have cooled it completly, that was the reason for the failure. This is amazing - incredibly moist and not too sweet. What makes this cake killer is the caramel frosting you make and pour over the cake. I substituted coconut oil for the oil and loved the result. Apple Cider Cake is like going apple picking but not having to get out of the car, all the tastes of fall in one delicious cake! Thank-you. It was terrible! Dislikes: ghosting, ants, the smell of broccoli cooking, carpeted airports, wastefulness, when you walk on a surface that makes your shoes sound SUPER squeaky, #notallmen, and sesame seeds. I'm your newest subscriber. After reading them, I am ashamed to admit that I’ve never had corned beef and hash but after hearing you all rave about it I am definitely going to remedy that this Saint Patrick’s day. My Spiced Apple Cake with Salted Caramel Frosting is a classic ultra moist sheet cake recipe made with tart apples, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Welcome! We could have tea and cake together every… single… day. Hurray for flour frosting! The frosting on this cake looks magical. So happy to hear you enjoyed the cake, Iris! Why aren't we neighbors? Whisk in the vanilla extract and then set the mixture aside to cool to room temperature. Likes: the smell of tomato leaves, gardening, my beagle’s muzzle, science, sticking cold hands under a warm faucet, the first produce of the season, Sansa Stark, and true crime podcasts. That cake looks amazing . The point is, I'm from Pasadena – I grew up there! Add the apples, brown sugar and salt, and cook, stirring occasionally, until the sugar … And you can definitely do this, Brianne! “Glue” the cake onto the frosting. Me too, I have been wanting to try making an apple flavored macaron with a salted caramel filling. Mix in the milk and vanilla extract until the frosting becomes smooth. For the frosting, I used the simple caramel frosting I first posted in my caramel apple cheesecake bars. I was wondering if you have frozen this cake unfrosted. I am glad it came together the next day after a chill in the fridge, it is quite a tasty frosting indeed! Layer cakes are beautiful, sure, but a layer cake is probably the last thing I want to make for Thanksgiving. If you don’t like your sweets salty, stick to 1/4 teaspoon salt. In a medium bowl combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg and set aside. This cake is a delicious celebration of apples, cinnamon and caramel! I made a really big mistake the first time I made it, though, when I wound up leaving it alone for a moment and came back to a burnt layer on the bottom. Thank you so much for making the recipe . Glad I stopped in. Okay, so this looks and sounds amazing. Making my own frosting terrifies me. Apple and Cream Cheese Muffins with a Cinnamon Crumb Topping and a Brandy Glaze, Apple Pear and Brandy Cider + DIY Winter Bay and Rosemary Wreath, © 2020 Adventures in Cooking, All Rights Reserved. Be careful as the mixture will spit and hiss a bit. i can think of no better frosting to pair with this magnificent cake! They're pear blossoms . In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, ground cinnamon, apple pie spice, and salt. I hope you all have a happy and delicious Thanksgiving! Preheat your oven to 350 F. 2. Begin by making the cake. With a moist and crumbly interior, tangy cream cheese frosting, crowned by a delicious salted caramel glaze and toffee apples, … Also, being able to eat soft untoasted bread without mounds of it stuck on top of your teeth. This cake looks and sounds absolutely awesome. Hi, thanks so much for stopping by. Add the remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, if desired. It wasnt dense. The result was a cake unlike any I’d had before. Once the cake has cooled, spread the frosting over the top and refrigerate any leftovers for up to 4 days. Is it a new thing or something? sooo.. thinking ahead to passover next year is there any way to make the icing (just the icing obviously) without the flour? Make the Salted Caramel Buttercream: In a medium, heavy-bottomed saucepan, whisk the sugar and flour together. Once the cake has cooled completely, frost it and serve. I used to make an applesauce cake recipe which I had lost, was searching for something similar and now this one has replaced it. Fall in March? Apple and caramel is such a gorgeous combination – this looks like seriously good cake . Luckily I managed to keep my eye on the flour goo so it came out well , oooooh yes, flour frosting is SO. I could have sworn from the scent that I’d made an apple pie rather than a cake! You may also make buttercream or salted caramel frosting. For the Cream Cheese Frosting: Beat together the cream cheese and butter on high speed until evenly combined. Such big and beautiful eyes. Hopefully in 4-5 years we will be Portland neighbors haha. And it also meant I could usually fanangle an obscene amount of caramel onto each slice (, My love for the simplicity of apples and caramel has continued since that point, and flourished into an appreciation of variations on that same flavor combination, which resulted in me making this ridiculously tasty caramel-apple themed cake. If I wanted to do as cupcakes, suggestions on how long to bake for? Learn how your comment data is processed. 2. This caramel frosting is 4 ingredients and the post gives tips on how to store frosting … Tips for Customizing your Salted Caramel Apple Cake. I love that you went and put salted caramel in it too, that just multiplies the delicious by 1000! Thank you for your kind words and for finding my blog , Oh, phooey, phooey, phooey! Oh, and my mom grew up in Hood River and HAD a cow named Henrietta. The apple cake is moist, flavorful, and filled with little bites of apple. We would get them at school if we turned in all our assignments on time (or something along those lines) and I honestly think those candies made me a better student. Happy spring from Portland! You only need 5 ingredients: butter, brown sugar, heavy cream, salt, confectioners’ sugar. Thanks, caramel apple lollipop-makers! Make the apples: In a 10-inch sauté pan, melt the butter over medium heat. Tag me on social! Wow! Let the mixture come to a full boil and boil for 1 minute without stirring. Preparation. Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *. 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. This cake is amazing! Stir in the brown sugar and whipping cream. I once got to rub the nose of a calf (the cutest thing in the WORLD) and now I'm pretty sure I need one as well. Salted Caramel Cake {From-Scratch Cake with Caramel Frosting} Evenly pipe concentric circles onto the cake layer. Stir in the vanilla, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and gradually add the powdered sugar. 3. Once it smoothes out, stir it every two minutes and allow the mixture to simmer for 5 minutes. I will be getting in touch with you shortly about your lovely gift! Carol, Thank you, Carol! Oh, this is too awesome. Beautiful pictures. While the cake is baking/cooling, you can get started on the frosting. Once the mixture starts bubbling, stop stirring. Thank you Grace! The frosting hardens a bit in the refrigerator but once it comes to room temperature, it softens up again. Caramel apple cake is perfectly spiced, moist and topped with a salted caramel frosting. Beat together the confectioner's sugar and butter until they have a thick and heavy consistency, (about 5 minutes). OMG, I used to eat those lollipops too! Design by, and 1/4 Cups Plus 1/3 Cup Granulated Sugar. For more delicious gluten-free Thanksgiving desserts, check out my Gluten-Free Pumpkin Pie Streusel Bars and Gluten-Free Mini Caramel Pecan Tarts. Once the mixture is completely cooled, beat the remaining cup of butter and 1 and 1/4 cups granulated sugar in an electric mixer fitted with the whisk attachment at medium-high speed until light and fluffy and whipped-looking, which should take about 3-5 minutes. This was my first time making a frosting with the flour-milk technique, and at first I was skeptical that it would end up as a fluffy frosting when it looked like Elmer’s glue in the saucepan, but it, As for the cake, it was realllly moist (I know a lot of people hate that word, but there’s no other way to describe it! Duh. =). Instead of the frosting, I added in butterscotch chips. Salted Caramel Frosting. The best food doesn’t come from the best cooks; the best food comes from the best people. I must have done something wrong because the frosting is very runny. I don’t know about you, but I can easily waste half an hour fussing with the frosting trying to make it look just perfect. Whisk until the powdered sugar is fully incorporated and no lumps of sugar remain. Preheat the oven to 350°. If the sugar begins to clump up when you're stirring do not fret, just stir as best as you can for about 30 seconds and then put the pot back on the heat and bring it back to a boil again over medium-low heat. -Jamie. That is too funny! Melt the butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Make the cake let it cool , make the caramel sauce and pour the hot caramel sauce over the cake. Delicious is always in season! If you use the full 1/2 teaspoon salt, the frosting has this amazing salted caramel thing going on. Baby cows really are just the cutest little things! I am so happy you liked it I love the spiced and caramel combination too, so perfect for this time of year. 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