Caramel Apple Clo-Cakes!

Karen Parvone October 31, 2017

 

We’ve all tried a Caramel Apple before, but what about a Caramel Apple Cupcake? Or, as we like to call it, a Caramel Apple Clo-Cake! This fall-inspired treat is a perfectly balanced blend of traditional apple and melt in your mouth caramel,  all without being too sweet! Popsicle sticks are optional, but make for a fun, easy-to-eat treat!

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Ingredients

 

  • 2 Clover Eggs at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce or vegetable oil
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded apple
     

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Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350F
  • Line a muffin tin with cupcake liners and set to the side
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, brown sugar, and granulated sugar until smooth
  • Whisk in the applesauce and vanilla extract
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt
  • Stir the flour mixture into the wet mixture until combined
  • Stir in the shredded apples
  • Evenly divide the batter between the 12 cups
  • Bake for 25 - 30 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean
  • Transfer cupcakes to a cooling rack and let cool completely
  • Caramel Frosting Instructions: Unwrap caramels and place in a microwave-safe bowl
  • Stir in Clover Heavy Whipping Cream
  • Microwave for 1 minute. Stir. Repeat in 30 second intervals until caramels are melted and smooth
  • Spoon frosting onto the top of cooled cupcakes and spread. The thicker the layer, the better :) Add a popsicle stick in the center (or not, it's up to you!)