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Salted Caramel Apple Poke Cake

Salted Caramel Apple Poke Cake

Guests will swoon over this quick-prep apple cake loaded with irresistible salted caramel.



  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F (325 degrees F for dark or nonstick pan). Grease or lightly spray bottom only of 13 x 9-inch pan.
  2. In large bowl, beat cake mix, water, oil and eggs with electric mixer on low speed 2 minutes.
  3. Add apple pie filling; beat 1 minute longer. Pour into pan.
  4. Bake as directed on box for 13 x 9-inch pan. Cool in pan on cooling rack for 20 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix 1/4 cup of the caramel sauce and the sea salt.
  6. Poke warm cake every inch with a straw or handle of wooden spoon, halfway into cake. Pour caramel-salt mixture over cake, allowing it to fill in holes.
  7. Spread cake with whipped topping.
  8. Drizzle with remaining 1/4 cup caramel sauce; top with butterscotch chips.

Prep Time 15 min | Total Time 1 hr 50 min | Servings 15

If you don't have butterscotch chips, try toffee pieces as toppers.

Remember to keep this cake stored covered in the refrigerator!

Recipe and photo credit: Betty Crocker

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