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.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
- 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
- 1 cup powdered sugar
- 1 tablespoon butter, softened
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 tablespoons half-and-half or milk
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.