Friday, November 15, 2013

Apple-Cheese Bundt Cake

Prep/ Total: 4 hours              Serves  12

Friday , November 14 , 2013 is 'National Bundt Day'  this is one of my family's favorite  and I am linking it to hop on over and enjoy all the beautiful cakes .

1                 (8 ounce) package cream cheese , softened
1/4              cup Butter , softened
1/2              cup graulated sugar
1                 large egg
2                 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1                 teaspoon vanilla extract

1                cup finely chopped pecans
3                cups all-purpose flour
1                cup granulated sugar
1                cup firmly packed light brown sugar
2                teaspoons ground bcinnamon
1                teasoon salt
1                teaspoon baking soda
1                teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2             teaspoon ground allspice
3                large eggs , lightly beaten
3/4             cup canola oil
3/4             cup applesauce
1                teaspoon vanilla extract
3                cups peeled and finely chopped Gala apples (about 1-1/2 pounds)

1/2             cup firmly packed light brown sugar
1/4             cup butter
3                tablespoons milk
1                teaspoon vanilla extract
1                cup powdered sugar

Beat first 3 ingredients at medium speed with an electric mixer until blended and smooth . Add egg , flour and vanilla ; beat just until blended .

Preheat oven to 350* . Bake pecans in a shallow pan 8 to 10 minutes or until toasted and frabrant , stirring halfway through . Stir in eggs and next 3 ingredients , stirring just until dry ingredients are moistened Stir in apples and pecans .

3 . Spoon 2/3 of the apple mixture into a greased and floured 14-cup bundt pan . Spoon Cream Cheese Filling over apple mixture , leaving 1-inch border around edges of pan . Swirl filling through apple mixture using a paring knife . Spoon remaining apple mixture over Cream Cheese Filling .

4 . Bake at 350* for 1 hour or until a long wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean . Cool cake in pan on a wire rack 15 minutes ; remove from pan to wire rack and cool completelyn(about 2 hours).

Bring 1/2 cup brown sugar , 1/4 cup butter and 3 tablespoons milk to a boil in a 2 quart saucepan over medium heat , whisking constantly ; boil 1 minute , whisking constantly . Remove from heat ; stir in vanilla . Gradually whisk in powdered sugar until smooth ; stir gently 3 to 5 minutes or until mixture begins to cool and thickens slightly . Pour immediately over cooled cake .  

I  bookmarked this recipe from myrecipes .com 2 years ago .


  1. Good Morning Nee!!!
    You baked a Bundt!!! Oh those children of yours, they sure did pick a tasty one too! I sure hope they'll be saving me just a tiny taste.

    Thank you so much for sharing, Nee...Love the Praline frosting, YUM!

    1. Hi Louise , I waited for them and we had fun together , it was great fun , thanks for stopping by :)

  2. What an awesome cake, Nee! It's time for me to dust off that Bundt pan! I may not use it for a cake, though. I'm thinking it might be good for Sally Lunn.:-)

    1. Hi Nellie , I have a collection of bundt pans , different sizes , I als bake meat loaves , cornbread it them , you don't have to bake cakes, thanks for stopping by :).

  3. This recipe and the exact photo appeared here three years ago:

    You should really give credit!

    1. Anonymous, thank you for bringing it to my attention , I thought I did , but I fixed it , I have recipes and cook books going back years and again I think you .

  4. These look absolutely delicious Nee!

    1. Hi Gloria , thank you, thanks for stopping by :)

  5. Dear Nee, This looks really nice for Thanksgiving! Blessings dear. Catherine xo

    1. Hi Catherine , I will be making this one for Christmas , thanks for stopping by :)

  6. Dear Nee, Happy National Bundt Cake Day! Love this recipe, I have made many Bundt cakes, but this one I am adding to my list. Love the flavors and it looks so pretty. Just wanted to tell you that on my side bar of my blog, it is showing that on your link to your post it only shows the comment form, from Louise's blog on Bundt cake. Wasn't sure if you knew that and wanted it to be that way. Thanks for sharing this delicious Bundt cake...Blessings.. Dottie :)

    1. Hi Dottie , a little late getting back to answering my comments , my computer froze Friday night , but hopefully I am back . I think I did that when I tried to link my post under nourishments , :D and my computer froze up and I deleted it . Thank you for calling it to my attention . Thanks for stopping by .

  7. What a terrific contribution to National Bundt Day! Love the flavors in this. It certainly wouldn't last long at our place. ;-) Thanks for this.

    1. Hi John , I had this recipe about 2 years and you are so right , it don't last long , thanks for stopping by :)

  8. We are going north for Thanksgiving, I think I will make this one. I will let you know how it goes over. I am sure it will not last long. Thanks, I am pinning several of your recipes.

    1. Hi Ginger , Have a safe and wonderful trip and a very enjoyable Thanksgiving . Pin as many and what you want , sharing is the name of the game . Thanks for stopping by :).


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