Cinnamon Caramel Applesauce Coffee Cake

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Cinnamon Caramel Applesauce Coffee Cake goes great with a cup of coffee for a fall breakfast. It also works as a dessert or a snack. The coffee cake is studded with chopped pecans and lots of caramel chips. It is baked in a bundt pan and drizzled in a powdered sugar glaze. Applesauce helps keep the cake moist and cinnamon adds fall flavor.

Cinnamon Caramel Applesauce Coffeecake

 

This from scratch Caramel Cinnamon Applesauce Coffee Cake is a cinch to make. It tastes best served a little warm. Fresh from the oven is best, but leftovers can be brought back to life in just a few seconds in the microwave.

What is it about cinnamon that makes it taste so much better warm?

VCinnamon Caramel Applesauce Coffee Cake

 

Store leftovers at room temperature in a tubberware container or ziptop bag.

Cinnamon Caramel Applesauce Coffeecake recipe

 

If you have a half empty jar of applesauce in your fridge, I can’t think of a better way to use it than this Cinnamon Caramel Applesauce Coffee Cake.

 

Cinnamon Caramel Applesauce Coffee Cake

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Cinnamon Caramel Applesauce Coffeecake

Cinnamon Caramel Applesauce Coffe Cake

Cinnamon Caramel Applesauce Coffee Cake goes great with a cup of coffee for a fall breakfast. It also works as a dessert or a snack. The coffee cake is studded with chopped pecans and lots of caramel chips.
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Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: coffee cake
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 18
Calories: 297kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup applesauce
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (10-ounce) package caramel baking chips
  • 1 cup chopped pecans, optional

Glaze

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter, softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons half-and-half or milk

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour a 12-cup fluted tube pan (bundt pan).
  • Beat butter with both sugars using an electric mixer until blended well. 
  • Beat in eggs one at a time.
  • Mix in vanilla extract and applesauce.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, cinnamon, baking soda, and salt.
  • Gradually add flour mixture to butter mixture, beating until blended.
  • Stir in caramel chips and pecans. Transfer batter to prepared pan.
  • Bake 45 to 50 minutes. Cool 10 minutes. Invert onto a wire rack.
  • To make glaze, whisk together all ingredients. Use a spoon to drizzle on cake. Best eaten still warm from the oven.

Nutrition

Calories: 297kcal

Recipe adapted from Hershey’s

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