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Caramel Apple Sheet Cake

Caramel Apple Sheet Cake

This quick and easy caramel apple sheet cake is a sweet, sticky, and delicious way to up autumn’s apples! 
Yield: 9 x 13-inch cake
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 45 mins
Total Time: 1 hr
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cake, caramel, apple
Servings: 16 slices
Author: Maryanne Cabrera


  • 3 medium baking apples (recommend Honeycrisp, Braeburn, or Gala),
  • 1/3 cup unsalted butter melted
  • 1 2/3 cups dark brown sugar packed
  • 1 cup apple butter
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • caramel sauce (homemade or store-bought to top


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease 9x13-inch baking pan and set aside.
  • Peel, core, and shred one of the apples. Core the remaining apples and thinly slice.
  • In a large bowl, mix together melted butter, brown sugar, apple butter, eggs, and vanilla. Add in flour, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Stir to combine. Fold in shredded apple.
  • Spread batter into prepared baking pan. Arrange apple slices over leveled batter. Bake for 40-45 minutes until toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean. Allow cool completely. Garnish with caramel sauce topping before serving. 


recipe adapted from Apple Sheet Cake
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