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Apple Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
Apple Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Apple Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

1 Hr(s) 55 Min(s)
25 Min(s) Prep
1 Hr(s) 30 Min(s) Cook
Treat the family to our Apple Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting recipe. The caramel cream cheese frosting on this cake reminds us of caramel-dipped apples!
What You Need
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16 servings
Original recipe yields 16 servings
1 pkg. (2-layer size) yellow cake mix
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 cup water
1/3 cup oil
2 eggs
1/2 cup milk, divided
1 lb. Granny Smith apples (about 3 small), chopped
1/4 cup butter, softened
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Let's Make It
1
Heat oven to 350ºF.
2
Cover bottoms of 2 (8-inch) round pans with parchment; spray with cooking spray. Beat first 6 ingredients and 1/4 cup milk in large bowl with mixer until blended. Stir in apples. Pour into prepared pans.
3
Bake 25 to 30 min. or until toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean. Cool cakes in pan 15 min. Invert onto wire racks; gently remove pans. Cool cakes completely.
4
Microwave caramels and remaining milk in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1-1/2 min. or until caramels are completely melted and sauce is well blended, stirring every 30 sec. Cool 10 min. or until slightly thickened.
5
Beat cream cheese and butter in medium bowl with mixer until blended. Add caramel sauce; mix well. Stack cake layers on plate, filling layers and frosting top of cake with cream cheese mixture.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Substitute
Prepare using PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel cheese.
Tip 2
How to
Place completely unwrapped package of cream cheese in microwaveable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 10 sec. or just until softened. Add 15 sec. for each additional package of cream cheese.
Tip 3
How to Store
Keep frosted cake refrigerated.
Nutrition
Calories
230
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g
18%
Saturated Fat 6g
30%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 45mg
15%
Sodium 220mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates 22g
8%
Dietary Fibers less than 1g
3%
Sugars 17g
34%
Protein 3g
6%
Vitamin A
6%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
2%
Iron
2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
16 servings
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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