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Apple cake on a white plate.

Butterscotch Apple Cake

This light and airy apple cake filled with chunks of fresh apples and butterscotch morsels is the ultimate fall season dessert. Each slice finished with a drizzle of caramel and a dollop of whipped cream is decadence you need to experience.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Butterscotch Apple Cake
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 16 slices
Calories 422kcal
Author Cathy


  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 tsps baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp table salt
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 cups peeled and finely chopped green apples
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup butterscotch morsels
  • prepared caramel sauce and whipped cream


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In a large mixing bowl, mix together oil and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition. Add flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon; beat well. Stir in vanilla, apples and pecans. (Mixture will be thick).
  • Spread mixture evenly in a greased 9 x 13 baking pan. Sprinkle butterscotch morsels over top. Bake for 55 minutes.
  • Cool completely in pan. Garnish with caramel sauce and whipped cream.


Calories: 422kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 18g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 38mg | Sodium: 280mg | Potassium: 10mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 10IU | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 0.2mg