Caramel Apple Cinnamon Cake (FM)

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caramelapplecinnamoncake

*yields 9 portions

Ingredients For the cake base

  • 6 Tbsp butter
  • ⅓ cup Swerve sweetener
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • ¼ cup coconut flour
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp xanthan gum
  • ½ cup almond milk
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom
Caramel Apple Pecan Topping
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup Erythritol sweetener (I use Swerve)
  • 1 tbsp Coconut oil
  • 1/4 tsp xanthan gum
  • 3/4 tsp Sea salt (adjust to taste)
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp Maple extract
  • 1/2 cup Pecans (chopped coarsely, divided)
  • 1 1/4  tsp cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 cup shredded apples (3 small apples, I used fuji)

For the crumble topping

  • 3 Tbsp butter
  • 1 1/4 cup almond flour
  • 1/4 cup Swerve Sweetener
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375F.
  2. Start with the cake base. Take the butter out of the fridge and put it into the microwave for only 20 sec so it softens. It should not melt completely.
  3. Cream the butter with the sweetener and then add one egg at a time and beat them well after each. Add the vanilla extract and mix in well.
  4. Add all the dry ingredients into a medium size bowl and mix well.
  5. Add all the butter mixture with eggs to the bowl with the dry ingredients and mix very well. Then add the almond milk and mix until the dough is completely smooth.
  6. Pour the dough into a greased 9×9 inch square baking pan and set aside.
  7. Make the caramel apple pecan topping: mix the heavy cream with the maple and vanilla extract in a small sauce pan. Then turn on the heat to medium/low and add the xanthan gum, coconut oil, cinnamon, Swerve, and  salt. Simmer for 3-5 minutes until it thickens and turns slightly caramel in color. Let it cool down and it the mean time, make the crumble topping.
  8. In a small sauce pan melt the butter over low heat and add the dry ingredients. Take the sauce pan out of the heat and mix well until you get the crumble texture.
  9. Mix the shredded apples and pecan pieces with the caramel sauce and stir well. Spoon the mixture over the top of the dough in the baking pan to create an even layer. Then sprinkle the crumble topping all over evenly and place the pan into the preheated oven (into the middle). Bake for 30-35 minutes until the top is golden brown. Let it cool down completely for about an hour in the fridge before cutting into it.

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2 comments on “Caramel Apple Cinnamon Cake (FM)”

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    Private  |  Seattle, Washington

    Was just having a conversation about cake and birthdays with a friend. It’s my little sister’s birthday today. Cake is actually simple to make so why is it thought special enough to celebrate birthdays, wedding and other special occasions with?

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    Can’t wait to try this, looks delicious! I made those pecan bars three weeks in a row, they are soooo good, but now I’m ready for something different:) Thanks for awesome recipes!

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