Toffee Apple Cake

Chris shared this Toffee Apple Cake recipe with the South Arm Cooking Club for Seniors as dessert.  According to Chris, this cake is tops.  The best part is we can make most out the local apples in the fall.

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This Toffee Apple Cake is very moist and almost custard like.  The toffee bits topping add some crunch to it. This is certainly not a dietary kind of dessert.  Well, it’s ok to let ourselves indulge for a treat once in a while.

Chris and Paul worked on this dessert.  This recipe serves 24.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 cups diced, peeled apples
  • 3/4 cups toffee bits

Topping:

  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons backed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup toffee bits

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Instructions

Toffee-Apple-Cake-004-300x200Preheat oven to 350F.  Grease a 13 x 9″ baking pan, set aside.

Peel, core and dice apple.

Toffee-Apple-Cake-002-300x200Use a hand mixer to cream butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla in a large bowl on medium speed until fluffy.
Toffee-Apple-Cake-003-300x200Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in another medium bowl.  Add to creamed mixture alternately with sour cream, making three additions of dry ingredients and two of sour cream.
Toffee-Apple-Cake-007-300x200Fold in apples and toffee bits.
Toffee-Apple-Cake-009-300x200Spread batter evenly in prepared baking pan.  Combine all topping ingredients, mixing until crumbly.  Sprinkle evenly over batter.   Bake for 35 to 40 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

Chris, thank you for sharing this recipe and Paul, thank for making this dessert.

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