Caramel Apple Mousse Cake
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Caramel Apple Mousse Cake

Adapted from Taste of Home
Author The Gunny Sack

Ingredients

Apple Cake

  • 1 spice cake mix
  • 3/4 cup apple sauce
  • ½ cup milk
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 2 apples peeled and chopped

Caramel Mousse

  • 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 16 oz whipped topping thawed
  • 1 cup caramel dip or caramel ice cream topping I used Marzetti Old Fashioned Caramel Dip

Toppings

  • 1/2 cup caramel dip or caramel ice cream topping I used Marzetti Old Fashioned Caramel Dip
  • 1/2 cup toasted pecans

Instructions

Apple Cake

  • Combine cake mix, apple sauce, milk, eggs and oil.
  • Stir in chopped apples.
  • Divide batter between two greased, round cake pans.
  • Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes.

Caramel Mousse

  • In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese.
  • Add caramel dip, beat until smooth.
  • Beat in powdered sugar.
  • Fold in whipped topping.

Caramel Apple Mousse Cake

  • Allow the cakes to cool before cutting them in half.
  • Spread 1/4 of the caramel mousse on each of the 4 layers.
  • Spread caramel dip over the top layer of mousse and allow it to drip down the sides. Melt the caramel in the microwave beforehand, if needed.
  • Top the cake with toasted pecans.