October Apple Cake With Hot Caramel Sauce

Total Time
20 mins
40 mins

A delicious dessert to serve during apple season. Recipe source: Bon Appetit (November 1984)

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  1. Preheat oven to 350-degrees F.
  2. Spray a 8-inch square cake pan with non-stick cooking spray (Pam) or grease pan and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl cream butter with sugar. Beat in egg. Stir in flour, walnuts, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking soda and salt. Fold in apples.
  4. Pour into prepared pan.
  5. Bake for 30-40 minutes or until cake is done and toothpick comes clean when inserted in cake.
  6. Cut in squares when cool and serve with hot caramel sauce (recipe follows).
  7. To make caramel sauce melt butter in saucepan over low heat and then add remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Continue stirring for 5 minutes or until sauce thickens.
  8. Remove caramel sauce from heat and serve over apple cake squares.