Yummy Easy Caramel Cake

In honor of Chanukah (and considering that I have not posted a recipe in a while…), here is a yummy Caramel Cake recipe.  It meets my criteria of delicious, moist, easy to make, on the lower fat side, kids-won’t-know-it-it’s-so-good 🙂

Delicious Caramel Cake

In the bowl of an electric mixer, fitted with the paddle attachment, beat together:

1 c. brown sugar, 3/4 c. sugar, 1/2 c. oil, 1/2 c. natural (no sugar added) applesauce, 1 tsp. vanilla extract, 4 eggs.

Beat all together for a few minutes.  To the bowl add:

2 c. white whole wheat flour, 1 c. white flour, 1 Tbsp. baking powder, dash salt.

With the mixer on low speed, slowly add in 1 c. orange juice (or 1 c. parve soy milk).

Raise the mixer speed to medium, and beat all together, scraping down sides of bowl as necessary. 

Pour the batter into a greased tube pan (my preferred choice of pan for cakes).  Sprinkle the top of the cake with 1/2 c. (parve) caramel chips. 

Bake on 350* for 50 minutes, till cake tester inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.  Cool cake on wire rack.

Glaze: 3/4 c. confectioners (powdered) sugar, 1 Tbsp. brown sugar, 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract, 1 1/2 Tbsp. cold water.  Mix all glaze ingredients together well.  Drizzle over the cake.

Slice, serve, eat and enjoy!

And don’t forget to check out my classic, scrumptious, not healthy or low fat, can’t-eat-just-one, special for Chanukah, latke recipe… 

Wishing you a lichtegeh Chanukah samayach,


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