Go Back Email Link
+ servings

Apple Pound Cake With Caramel Frosting

Rachel Norman
This apple pound cake with caramel frosting is so tasty and delicious. It's a great dessert to make ahead of time, even freeze, and enjoy for days.
4.75 from 4 votes
Prep Time 45 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 25 mins
Cooling time 15 mins
Total Time 2 hrs 25 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Southern
Servings 12 people
Calories 656 kcal


  • Bundt cake pan


Caramel Apple Pound Cake

  • 1 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 3 cups granulated sugar
  • 6 large eggs
  • 3 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 6 medium Granny Smith apples diced

Easy Caramel Icing

  • 1 12 oz can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 cup brown sugar packed
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 2 Tbsp butter cubed into 1/4-inch cubes


Pound Cake

  • Preheat over to 350°.
  • In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Beat in the vanilla.
  • Sift together flour, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon.
  • Add flour mixture to the batter alternately with sour cream, beating well after each addition.
  • Fold in the chopped apples.
  • Pour the cake batter into a greased and floured 10-inch Bundt or pound cake pan.
  • Bake at 350° for 70 to 80 minutes , or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
  • Cool for 15 minutes, before removing from pan.
  • Remove to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • Top with caramel icing.

Easy Caramel Icing

  • Pour milk and brown sugar into heavy-bottom saucepan.
  • Heat at medium heat, stirring frequently.
  • Once boiling, reduce to low heat and stir constantly for 8 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and stir in vanilla and butter.
  • Pour over cooled cake.


Calories: 656kcalCarbohydrates: 106gProtein: 7gFat: 24gSaturated Fat: 14gCholesterol: 149mgSodium: 279mgPotassium: 221mgFiber: 3gSugar: 78gVitamin A: 838IUVitamin C: 4mgCalcium: 69mgIron: 2mg
Keyword apple, bundt cake, caramel
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!