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KC Quaretti-Lee's French Apple Cake

Serves 8

Originally aired

INGREDIENTS
  • 1 1/2 cup(s) of Sugar
  • 4 tsp. of Water
  • 1/2 Lemon
  • 6 Apples
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 cup(s) of Flour
  • 8 ounce(s) of Melted Butter
  • 4 ounce(s) of Philadelphia Cream Cheese
  • 3 Optional Ingredients
  • 8 ounce(s) of Nuts and Honey Philadelphia Cream Cheese
  • 1 cup(s) of Whipping Cream
  • 1/4 cup(s) of Powdered Sugar
PREPARATION

Preheat oven to 350

Prepare a caramel: heat 3/4 cup sugar with 4 teaspoons water. when the sugar becomes light brown add the juice of 1/2 lemon and remove from heat

Coat the bottom and sides of a spring form pan with the caramel.

Peel, core and thinly slice the apples and arrange in an attractive circular overlapping overlaping pattern on the caramel.

In a large mixing bowl, beat the eggs with 3/4 cup sugar.

Add the flour, butter and Philadelphia Cream Cheese and continue beating until you have a creamy batter.

Pour over apples and caramel and bake for 35 minutes

Let cool slightly prior to turning over onto a decorative cake plate.

Optional: While cake is baking beat Nuts and Honey Philadelphia Cream Cheese until fluffy. Beat whipping cream until fluffy and then add 1/4 cup powdered sugar. Gently fold the whipped Philadelphia Cream Cheese into the Whipped Cream and chill well using the freezer if necessary. Top the warm cake slices with a spoonfull of Philadelphia Cream Cheese/whipped Cream mixture and enjoy!

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