Dublin's Finest Caramel Apple Cake

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Total Time
15 mins
40 mins

I love learning about my heritage, and this cake is a true Irish dessert! I've made this cake for many holidays and it is always a big hit. It is simple, delicious, and might give you a little buzz!

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Combine, in small saucepan over low heat: brown sugar, butter and 2 tablespoons of whipping cream.
  3. Cook and stir just until butter is melted.
  4. Remove from heat; stir in pecans.
  5. Pour mixture into bottom of ungreased 9-in round cake pan or 9-in square pan: set aside.
  6. Combine, in large bowl, all cake ingredients.
  7. Stir 50-75 strokes by hand until mix is moistened.
  8. Spoon batter over caramel mixture, making sure caramel is completely covered.
  9. Bake at 350F for 40-50 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  10. Cool 1 minute, then invert onto serving plate.
  11. Beat, in small bowl, remaining whipping cream until soft peaks form.
  12. Add powdered sugar and whiskey.
  13. Beat until stiff peaks form.
  14. Spread whipped cream mixture on top of cake.
  15. Sprinkle lightly with cinnamon.
  16. Store in refrigerator.