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A slice of caramel Apple Cake on a plate

Caramel Apple Cake

Course Cake, Dessert
Cuisine Russian, Ukrainian
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 45 minutes
Servings 12 Servings
Calories 552kcal


  • 5 Eggs
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • 1 cup Flour
  • 1/2 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Unsalted Butter
  • 1/2 cup Apple Juice
  • 4 medium Apples
  • 8 oz softened Cream Cheese
  • 1/2 cup softened unsalted Butter
  • 12 oz Doluce de Leche
  • 2 cup cold Heavy Whipping Cream
  • Walnuts & Apple for decorating


  • Beat 5 eggs (no need to separate them) with sugar until it’s three times in volume. Using a spatula, fold in flour by thirds; be very gentle with the dough, so you don't over mix it and lose the fluffiness.
    Eggs and sugar in a mixing bowl
  • Using a spatula, fold in flour by thirds; be very gentle with the dough, so you don't over mix it and lose the fluffiness.
    Flour being folded into the sugar and egg mixture with a spatula
  • Bake it at 350F for 30 minutes and check it with a wooden toothpick. Once the cake is ready, the dough should not stick to the toothpick. Let the cake cool to a room temperature.
    Cake batter poured into a baking pan
  • Peel and slice apples into 10 even pieces. Slice the cake into three even layer.
    Ingredients on table including; cake slices, a bowl of brown sugar, a bowl of apple juice, a bowl of peeled and sliced apples, a bowl with dulce de leche, a plate with butter and cream cheese and a measuring cup with heavy whipping cream
  • Preheat apples in a skillet with apple juice, brown sugar and a tablespoon of butter. Keep them cooking until the sugar devolves.
    Apple juice and butter added to the pot with brown sugar and apples
  • Spread apples over the top o thef two cake slices, excluding the top layer, set aside to let the juices absorb.
    Apple slices being placed on top of each cake slice
  • In a mixing bowl, whisk together butter, cream cheese and dulce de leche until the mixture is smooth. Add heavy whipping cream into the mixture and whisk until the cream turns even in consistency and thickened. Be careful not to over mix or the cream will become runny. Keep an eye on it while it is mixing.
    Cream cheese, butter and dulce de leche in a mixing bowl
  • Apply a generous amount of cream to the bottom cake layer and cover it with a second layer, applying the cream over it again. Top it off with the last cake layer. Apply the remainder of the cream to the top of the cake.
    Cream being spread on top of the apples that are on top of the cake slice
  • Decorate the top as you wish. I used the fresh apples and walnuts. Refrigerate overnight to allow the juices soak through.
    Caramel Apple Cake slice on a plate


Calories: 552kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 176mg | Sodium: 209mg | Potassium: 285mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 45g | Vitamin A: 1310IU | Vitamin C: 3.9mg | Calcium: 150mg | Iron: 1.1mg