Caramel Apple Skillet Cake Recipe

Caramel Apple Skillet Cake Recipe

How To Make Caramel Apple Skillet Cake

The combination of caramel and apple in this skillet cake recipe will remind you of fall. Serve this comforting dessert with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 45 minutes
Total: 55 minutes



  • ½cupunsalted butter,(1 stick), at room temperature
  • ½cuplight brown sugar
  • ½cupwhite granulated sugar
  • 2largeeggs
  • 1tspvanilla extract
  • ¼cupsour cream
  • 1cupall purpose flour
  • 1tspbaking powder
  • ½tspsalt
  • ½tspground cinnamon
  • cupmilk
  • cuptart apples,peeled chopped

For Caramel Topping:

  • 2tbspbutter
  • 2tbspmilk
  • ¾cuppowdered sugar
  • ¼tspvanilla extract
  • 1tbspcaramel
  • ¼cuptart apple,peeled and chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. In large mixing bowl beat the butter until creamy. Add the sugars and mix until light and fluffy.

  3. Add the eggs and mix until combined. Stir in the vanilla and sour cream.

  4. In a medium size mixing bowl combine the flour, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon, whisk together.

  5. Slowly add half of the flour mixture to the wet ingredients. Mix gently until just combined. Pour in the milk, mixing slowly. Add the remaining flour mixture and mix gently to combine.

  6. Fold in the chopped apple.

  7. Spray the cast iron skillet with non stick baking spray, and pour in the batter.

  8. Bake for about 45 minutes or until top is golden and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

  9. Add the butter and milk to a small bowl, heat in microwave until the butter is melted.

  10. Stir in the powdered sugar, vanilla, and caramel until smooth. Stir in the chopped apple.

  11. Once the cake is cooled carefully run a knife along the edge and turn over to remove the cake.

  12. Pour the caramel apple topping over the top of the cooled cake prior to serving.

  13. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 372.10kcal
  • Fat: 17.75g
  • Saturated Fat: 10.64g
  • Trans Fat: 0.59g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.70g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.97g
  • Carbohydrates: 50.08g
  • Fiber: 1.18g
  • Sugar: 36.48g
  • Protein: 4.10g
  • Cholesterol: 89.85mg
  • Sodium: 226.40mg
  • Calcium: 92.06mg
  • Potassium: 112.30mg
  • Iron: 1.16mg
  • Vitamin A: 161.74µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.08mg
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