Here’s an over-the-top ooey gooey chocolate cake that has a splash of healthy since it has apples in it. I suppose the apples don’t really make it healthy at all but it does add a layer of flavor. When you combine the chocolate, apples, and caramel you end up with a heavenly treat. 

Gooey Chocolate Apple Cake Recipe

Baking Time: 55 minutes

Ingredients:

3 large eggs 

2 C sugar 

1 C unsalted sweet cream butter 

½ C water 

1 tsp pure vanilla extract 

2 ½ C flour 

¼ C cocoa powder 

1 tsp baking soda 

1 tsp ground cinnamon 

1 tsp allspice 

¼ tsp kosher salt 

2 C chopped gala apples 

1 C chocolate chips 

13×9 cake pan 

Caramel frosting: 

1 C light brown sugar 

½ C unsalted sweet cream butter 

6 tbsp whole milk 

2 tsp pure vanilla extract 

2 C powdered sugar 

Chocolate shavings

Gooey Chocolate Apple Cake

Directions: 

Preheat oven to 350 and spray a 13×9 baking pan with pam baking spray Using a medium bowl, whisk the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, cinnamon, allspice, and salt 

Using a standing mixer, cream together the eggs, sugar, butter, water, and vanilla until combined and fluffy 

Gradually mix in the dry ingredients 

Fold in the chocolate chips. 

Pour half the batter into the pan and sprinkle the apples evenly over the batter Pour the remaining batter over the apples.

Bake in the oven for 50-60 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. 

Remove and allow to cool while you make the caramel frosting. 

Using a medium pot, heat the butter, brown sugar, and milk whisking constantly until it starts to boil. 

Remove from stove and stir in the vanilla. 

Pour the frosting onto the top of the cake and smooth it evenly. 

Sprinkle chocolate shavings over the top of the cake. 

Enjoy!

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Yield: 15

Ooey Gooey Chocolate Apple Cake

Gooey Chocolate Apple Cake

Here's an over-the-top gooey chocolate cake with caramel frosting that has a splash of healthy since it has apples in it.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 large eggs 
  • 2 C sugar 
  • 1 C unsalted sweet cream butter 
  • ½ C water 
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract 
  • 2 ½ C flour 
  • ¼ C cocoa powder 
  • 1 tsp baking soda 
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon 
  • 1 tsp allspice 
  • ¼ tsp kosher salt 
  • 2 C chopped gala apples 
  • 1 C chocolate chips 

Instructions

    Preheat oven to 350 and spray a 13×9 baking pan with pam baking spray Using a medium bowl, whisk the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, cinnamon, allspice and salt 

Using a standing mixer, cream together the eggs, sugar, butter, water, and vanilla until combined and fluffy.

Gradually mix in the dry ingredients 

Fold in the chocolate chips 

Pour half the batter into the pan and sprinkle the apples evenly over the batter Pour remaining batter over the apples

Bake in the oven for 50-60 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean 

Remove and allow to cool while you make the caramel frosting 

Using a medium pot, heat the butter, brown sugar, and milk whisking constantly until it starts to boil 

Remove from stove and stir in the vanilla 

Pour the frosting onto the top of the cake and smooth evenly 

Sprinkle chocolate shavings over the top of the cake . 

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

15

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 373Total Fat: 17gSaturated Fat: 10gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 70mgSodium: 219mgCarbohydrates: 53gFiber: 2gSugar: 35gProtein: 4g

Nutrition info is an estimate.