Apple Pudding Cake with Cinnamon-Butter Sauce

Drape homemade caramel sauce over sweet pieces of cake featuring juicy bits of apple.

Apple Pudding Cake



  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups chopped peeled or unpeeled
  • Cooking apples (2 medium)


  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup half-and-half
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease bottom and sides of 8-inch square pan with shortening.
  2. In large bowl, mix brown sugar and softened butter with spoon until light and fluffy. Beat in egg. Stir in flour, baking soda, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, the nutmeg and salt. Stir in apples. Spread batter in pan.
  3. Bake for 25 to 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
  4. Meanwhile, in 1-quart saucepan, heat sauce ingredients over medium heat, stirring frequently, until butter is melted and sauce is hot.
  5. Serve warm sauce over warm cake.

Prep Time 15 min | Total Time 50 min | Servings 9

You can bake the cake and make the sauce a day ahead and store them separately (refrigerate sauce). Warm the sauce in a saucepan over low heat, and heat individual pieces of cake uncovered in the microwave on High for 25 to 35 seconds or until warm.

Braeburn, Cortland, Granny Smith or Rome apples are all good choices for this pudding cake.

Nutrition Information 1 Serving Calories 350 (Calories from Fat 120), % Daily Value Total Fat 14g 14% (Saturated Fat 8g, 8% Trans Fat 1/2g 1/2% ), Cholesterol 60mg 60%; Sodium 310mg 310%; Total Carbohydrate 54g 54%

(Dietary Fiber 1g 1% Sugars 42g 42%), Protein 3g 3%

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 8%; Vitamin C 0%; Calcium 4%; Iron 8%

Exchanges: 1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat; Carbohydrate Choices: 3 1/2

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Recipe and photo used with permission from: Betty Crocker. Inc.

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