Apple Layer Cake with Salted Caramel



This easy apple layer cake is incredibly moist, with a scrumptious layer of apple sauce, and packed full of cinnamon flavor. Top it off with a rich salted butter caramel sauce for a decadent treat everyone will love.


Ingredients list for the apple layer cake

The cake:

  • 2 sticks (225g) butter
  • 1 cup (225g) granulated sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 1/4 cups (225g) all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

For the filling:

  • 3 apples
  • 2 tablespoons (30g) butter
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons (30g) sugar

Salted butter caramel (recipe here)




The cake:
Preheat your oven to 360°F (180°C).
2. In a bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time and mix until incorporated. Then add flour, baking powder and cinnamon. Continue mix for a few minutes until smooth and combined.
3. Grease and flour two molds 8 or 9-inch diameter and pour the batter equally.
4. Bake for 35 to 45 minutes (the blade of a knife should come out clean). Then remove from oven, turn upside down and cool on a wire rack.

The filling:
1. Prepare the apples while the cake is baking. Peel them and cut them into small pieces.
2. Cook slightly in a saucepan with butter and sugar for a few minutes.
3. Puree half the cooked apples in a blender and set aside.

Then prepare the salted butter caramel: recipe here.

1. Cut the hat the cakes to make them flat. Place a cake on a plate, cover with apple sauce and add a few pieces of cooked apple.
2. Place the second cake on top, dust with castor sugar (optional) and decorate with pieces of cooked apple. Pour the salted butter caramel sauce.


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