French Apple Cake

French Apple Cake
SERVINGS
8
PREP TIME
15 mins
TOTAL TIME
50 mins
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar, divided
  • 4 teaspoons water
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 6 apples
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup flour
  • 8 ounce (2 sticks) butter, softened
  • 4 ounces (1/2 of 8-oz. pkg.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
  • 1 8 ounce tub PHILADELPHIA Honey Nut Flavor Cream Cheese Spread (optional
  • 1 cup whipping cream (optional)
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar (optional)
Related Video
How to Bake a Cake from Scratch

Toss the boxed cake mix and learn how to bake a cake from scratch. Nothing tastes better than homemade!

Directions
1. 
PREHEAT oven to 350 degrees F.
2. 
TO prepare the caramel, heat 3/4 cup granulated sugar with 4 tsp. water. When the sugar becomes light brown, add the juice of 1/2 lemon and remove from heat.
3. 
COAT the bottom and sides of a springform pan with the caramel.
4. 
PEEL, core and thinly slice the apples and arrange in an attractive circular overlapping pattern on the caramel.
5. 
IN a large mixing bowl, beat the eggs with remaining 3/4 cup granulated sugar. Add the flour, butter, PHILADLEPHIA Cream Cheese (4 oz.) and continue beating until you have a creamy batter.
6. 
POUR over apples and caramel and bake for 35 minutes. Let cool slightly prior to turning over onto a decorative cake plate.
7. 
OPTIONAL: While cake is baking, beat PHILADELPHIA Honey Nut Flavor Cream Cheese until fluffy. Separately, beat whipping cream until fluffy and then add 1/4 cup powdered sugar. Gently fold the whipped PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese into the whipped cream and chill well using the freezer, if necessary. Top the warm cake slices with a spoonful of PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheesewhipped cream mixture and enjoy!
Note:
1. 
Recipe Submitted by Real Women of PHILADELPHIA Contestant: KC Quaretti-Lee
Comments
Back to Top