Fresh apple cake with buttermilk glaze and apple caramel sauce

Fresh apple cake with buttermilk glaze and apple caramel sauce

This may be one of the ugliest looking cakes I have ever baked. It may also be the tastiest. The inspiration came from several different sources, so this is a kind of patchwork recipe, equal parts apple pie, poke & tres (really, dos) leches cake. The result is Autumn encapsulated - super moist, fragrant and so very delicious.

Because it contains apples and is quite big it needs to bake for an hour or even longer. You have to let the apples drain completely and make sure that an inserted skewer comes out mostly free of crumbs. The cake itself is not very sweet - the sweetness comes from the glaze and caramel.

For the cake {heavily tweaked from All cakes considered) 200g | 1 cup light brown sugar 180ml 3/4 cup vegetable oil 2 medium eggs 1 tbsp vanilla extract 200g | heaped 1 1/2 cups plain flour (more if needed*) * batter needs to be thick to support weight of apples. Add bit more flour if too loose 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda 1 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp freshly grated nutmeg 1/2 tsp salt 2 apples, peeled and chopped small (see method below) ... continued on blog

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