Fresh Apple Cake With Butter Pecan Glaze

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READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 12
YIELD: 1 cake
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oven to 350 degrees. Coat a 10-inch fluted tube pan with no-stick flour spray.
  • COMBINE flour, cinnamon, baking soda and salt; set aside.
  • BEAT sugar, vegetable oil, and eggs in large bowl. Gradually add flour mixture.
  • Stir in apples, pecans, and vanilla.
  • POUR batter into prepared pan, no more than 3/4 full. Bake 50 to 55 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • COOL 15 minutes on wire rack before removing from pan. Finish cooling on wire rack. Drizzle with Butter Pecan Glaze.
  • Butter Pecan Glaze.
  • MELT butter in small saucepan; add pecans.
  • COOK over medium heat, stirring constantly until nuts are toasted - about one minute. Mix in brown sugar, cream and corn syrup.
  • BRING to a rolling boil and cook about 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and blend in orange extract, if using.
  • COOL glaze until thickened. Drizzle over Fresh Apple Cake. Extra glaze may be spooned over individual slices, if desired.
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