Moist Caramel Apple Cake

Moist Caramel Apple Cake


"Moist and delicious, this easy apple cake gets it's moisture from the pudding. The yummy caramel topping makes it the perfect fall dessert."


1 h 35 m servings
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Original recipe yields 16 servings


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour 12-cup fluted tube pan or 10-inch tube pan. Beat cake mix, dry pudding mix, water, eggs and oil in large bowl with electric mixer on low speed until blended. Beat on high speed 2 min. Gently stir in apples. Pour into prepared pan.
  2. Bake 50 min. to 1 hour or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 20 min.; remove from pan. Cool completely on wire rack.
  3. Microwave caramels and milk in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1-1/2 min., stirring every 30 sec. until blended. Cool 10 min. until slightly thickened. Drizzle over cake.
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  • Cooking Know-How
  • Do not use cake mix with pudding in the mix. To avoid soggy cake, drizzle caramel sauce over cake just before serving.
  • Jazz It Up
  • Serve topped with thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping or vanilla ice cream.
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  1. 21 Ratings


Not too shabby for a yellow cake mix, which generally has an obnoxious artificial taste. I tried to work around that in advance by substituting apple juice for the water, adding a teaspoon of ca...

This tasted like a typical cake mix recipe. It made for a nice presentation though.

This cake is absolutely AMAZING! It is so moist and the tart apples with the caramels are just great. I've made this one several times and it is a great fall/Thanksgiving/Christmas dessert.