Apple Cake with Salted Caramel Sauce

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I apologize in advance for this cake, you won’t be able to stop eating it.  And no, just because it has apples in it, that does not mean its healthy.  The hardest part about this recipe is waiting so long for it to bake and cool.  Other than that, its pretty foolproof.  Enjoy!

Cake

2 cups sugar

3 eggs

1 1/2 cups vegetable oil

1/2 cup orange juice

2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 tablespoon ground cinnamon

1 tablespoon vanilla extract

3 cups peeled and finely chopped apples

1 cup shredded coconut

1 cup chopped pecans

 

Icing

1 stick butter

1/2 cup Buttermilk

1 teaspoon Vanilla

1/4 teaspoon baking soda

 

Caramel Sauce

1 cup Sugar

1/2 stick butter

1/2 cup Buttermilk

1 teaspoon Sea Salt

 

Apple Cake with Salted Caramel Sauce

Preheat oven to 325 and generously grease bundt cake pan.  For the cake, combine all ingredients except apples, coconut, and pecans.  Mix until just combined.  Fold in remainder of ingredients.  Bake at 325 degrees for 90 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean.  In a saucepan, combine butter, buttermilk and sugar until sugar as melted and mixture comes to a boil.  Let boil for one minute, and stir constantly.  As soon as the cake comes out of the oven, pour butter mixture over top of cake.  Allow to cool for one hour, and flip onto serving plate.

For the caramel sauce, add sugar to saucepan and heat over medium heat until melted.  Add butter and stir constantly until melted.  Remove from heat, let stand for one minute and add buttermilk .  Stir until combined and add salt when cooled.

Fork it,

A & O

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