Apple cake with caramelized sauce

  • Servings : 12 slices
  • Prep Time : 25m
  • Cook Time : 40m
  • Ready In : 1:05 h
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Delight yourself with this wonderful and very tasty apple cake with caramelized sauce. Mouth-watering…

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  • For the cake:
  • 150 grams / (5 1/3 ounces) brown sugar
  • 100 grams / (3 1/2 ounces) softened unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla powder
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 apples
  • 100 ml / (6 3/4 tablespoons) water
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 200 grams / (7 ounces) all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • For the sauce:
  • 150 grams / (5 1/3 ounces) sugar
  • 2 teaspoons powdered coffee
  • 100 ml / (6 3/4 tablespoons) whipping cream
  • 50 grams / (1 3/4 ounces) unsalted butter


    Step 1

    1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC / (350ºF). Grease a bundt cake pan (24 x 8 centimeters / (9 1/2 x 3 1/4 inches)) with margarine and sprinkle with flour.

    Step 2

    1. For the cake:
    2. Peel and wash the apples. Cut them into pieces and put in a saucepan together with water and cinnamon. Bring to a boil over high heat. When starts boiling, reduce to low heat and cook about five minutes, stirring occasionally. Turn off the heat, place the apple in a blender and blend until puree; set aside.

    Step 3

    1. In an electric mixer, beat on medium speed the brown sugar and the softened butter until obtain a creamy mixture. Then, add the eggs one by one and beat for 3 to 4 minutes. Add the apple puree and the vanilla powder and stir for 2 to 3 minutes until incorporate. Reduce the mixer speed to low, add the flour mixed with the baking powder and beat until a homogeneous and creamy mixture.

    Step 4

    1. Pour the mixture into the prepared pan and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 30 to 35 minutes (the time depends on the oven).

    Step 5

    1. When the cake is cooked, remove from oven, unmold onto a plate and let cool.

    Step 6

    1. For the sauce:
    2. While the cake is baking in the oven, place the sugar in a saucepan and bring to a low heat until caramelize the sugar (until stay with a brownish color).

    Step 7

    1. Meanwhile, in another saucepan, pour the cream and the coffee and mix well with a spoon. Bring to a low heat and when starts boiling, turn off the heat. Stir occasionally.

    Step 8

    1. When the sugar is completely caramelized, add the cream mixture and stir for one minute. Turn off the heat and dissolve the butter into the sauce with a spoon.

    Step 9

    1. Pour the sauce over the cake and serve.

Apple cake with caramelized sauce | Food From Portugal

Nutrition facts per serving (12 slices):

Calories: 310
Total Fat: 13 g(20%)

Saturated Fat: 8 g(40%)
Cholesterol: 85 mg(28%)
Sodium: 70 mg(3%)
Total Carbohydrate: 44 g(15%)
Protein: 4 g


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