While apple pies get most of the attention an Apple Cake with all of its spices, lots of apples and raisins is no slouch. We made many of these for catered events where there was no refrigeration as the plated deserts could sit for hours at room temperature.
This is a dense cake filled with fruit. The pecan caramel top compliments the cake and adds a luxuriousness that a buttercream would not.
Any apple that bakes well can be used. Many prefer Granny Smith apples,but Pink Ladies or Gala apples are also good choices. Continue reading