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5 from 1 vote

Caramel Apple Pudding Cake

A delicious dessert that uses layered Granny Smith apples with cinnamon and nutmeg sprinkled over the top, then a cake mixture spread over and a caramel sauce poured over the top.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Dessert
Servings: 6
Author: Jen Nikolaus


  • 2 cups thinly sliced & peeled Granny Smith apples
  • 3 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp. nutmeg
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 cup low-fat milk
  • 2 Tbsp. unsalted butter melted
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts optional
  • 3/4 cup caramel ice cream topping store bought or homemade
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 Tbsp. unsalted butter
  • whipped cream or low-fat ice cream/frozen yogurt for serving


  • Preheat oven to 350ยบ. Spray a 2-quart baking dish or a 8x8 baking pan with cooking spray. Arrange Granny Smith apple slices in bottom of dish. Sprinkle with lemon juice, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  • In a bowl, combine brown sugar, flour, baking powder and baking soda. Add milk, the melted butter and vanilla and mix well. Stir in nuts. Spread the batter evenly over the apples.
  • In a small saucepan, combine the caramel topping, water and 1 Tbsp. butter and bring to a boil. Pour mixture over batter in baking dish.
  • Bake for about 35 minutes or until center is set. While warm, scoop cake, apples and caramel mixture into bowls and serve with whipped cream or ice cream. Enjoy!