This Glazed Maple Apple Cake is a moist and delicious dessert perfect for the fall season, with apples throughout and coated with a maple glaze that tastes like toffee!
Keyword: apple cake, maple apple cake
For the Cake
1 1/3cupspacked brown sugar
1/2cupunsalted butter, melted and cooled
2mediumapples, diced very small (2 cups)
For the Maple Glaze
1/4cuppacked brown sugar
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 13x9-inch baking dish with parchment paper, letting the ends extend up the sides.
In a large bowl with an electric mixer, beat the brown sugar, melted butter, syrup, and vanilla until blended.
Add in eggs. Then add in the flour, salt, and baking soda.
Fold in the apples (batter will be thick.)
Transfer batter to the prepared pan.
Bake for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out almost clean.
Make the glaze: in a small saucepan melt the butter over medium; stir in the syrup and brown sugar. Bring to a boil over medium, stirring constantly until thickened, about 2 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in the pecans, if using. Pour glaze over the warm cake.
Cool completely in pan. Cut into squares and enjoy!
This cake can be wrapped tightly and stored in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.