Yield: 16 servings

Caramel Apple Bundt Cake

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes

This Caramel Apple Bundt Cake is the perfect breakfast cake or dessert recipe! The caramel frosting is truly the "icing on the cake."


For the Cake:

  • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¾ cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¾ cup milk

For the Filling:

  • 2 cup diced apples (about 3 apples, peeled)
  • ½ cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

For the Glaze:

  • 1 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • ¼ cup unsalted butter
  • 6 Tablespoons milk, divided
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups powdered sugar


  1. For the cake, grease and flour bundt pan (or use a generous amount of baking spray). Set aside. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add in softened butter and beat until crumbly. Beat in eggs, vanilla, cinnamon and milk. Beat for 3-4 minutes until smooth and fluffy.
  3. In a small mixing bowl, combine diced apples, brown sugar and cinnamon. Fold into cake batter.
  4. Pour cake mixture into prepared bundt pan. Bake for 55-60 minutes until browned. Allow to cool in pan for about 10 minutes, then flip onto a cake plate and cool complately.
  5. For the glaze, add brown sugar, butter and 4 Tbsp of milk to a small saucepan. Heat over medium until boiling. Stirring constantly, boil for 2 full minutes. Remove from heat. Add in vanilla extract. Allow to cool 15 minutes.
  6. In a mixing bowl, whisk together cooled sugar mixture, powdered sugar, and remaining 2 Tbsp milk. Beat for 2 minutes until smooth. Pour over cooled cake and allow to set (about 10 minutes). Slice and enjoy.


  • Store cake in airtight container at room temperature for up to 5 days. Or freeze for up to 3 months.
  • See blog post for more recipe tips and tricks.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:

1 slice

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 399Total Fat: 13gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 67mgSodium: 138mgCarbohydrates: 68gFiber: 1gSugar: 52gProtein: 4g

*Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. Please see a registered dietitian for special diet advice.

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