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Heavenly Baked Apple Raisin Caramel Pudding

So you love apples, caramel, pudding cakes, sweet & creamy that are so delish it makes you yell out in your loudest outdoor voice”YUM”!!! This is a definite recipe to add to your favorites. It is so versatile you can serve it plain for breakfast with cream or powdered sugar; for an outrageous dessert to serve your family and friends, or high tea sliced in bars and/or change it up with other yummy ingredients* and make it your own.  This is my favorite version of all the variations I create.  >>>

Baked Apple Raisin Caramel Pudding

Ingredients

1/3 cup raisins
2 tablespoons cognac or dark rum
3 tablespoons Amaretto or other liqueur
2-3 cups peeled apple wedges (about 4 whole fruits)
Juice of 1/2 lemon
2/3 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup sugar
1 1/2 cups cream
4 large eggs
1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
2 tablespoons unsalted sweet butter cut into pieces
Confectioners’ Sugar for sprinkling
Caramel Sauce*
Whipped Cream (optional)

Instructions:

1. Soak raisins in cognac or rum and Amaretto for 30 minutes. Drain and set aside.

2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F, with a rack in the upper third. Butter a shallow casserole or baking dish.

3. Toss the apple wedges with lemon juice and drained raisins and then spread in prepared dish.

4. In bowl, combine flour, sugar until no lumps. In another bowl, whisk milk, eggs and vanilla until smooth. Add to dry ingredients. Whisk until smooth. Pour batter over fruit, dot top with butter.

5. Bake the pudding until he custard sets, about 30 minutes. Transfer to wire rack to cool.

6. Drizzle Confectioner’s Sugar on top and place under broiler for less than minute to glaze. Remove and set on wire rack.

7. Drizzle Caramel Sauce over top and add dollop of whipped cream.

*Caramel Sauce: I create this recipe with several different caramel recipes. The one pictured is my very own creation from my cookbook. You can use any caramel sauce from simple to store-bought or serve with warm Maple Syrup.

Enjoy and as always, this recipe is “beyond the yum“!

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Note:  This dessert is heavenly and you will make it often changing out various fruits. The recipe is based in part on an original recipe by Richard Sax “Classic Home Desserts” – a must-own dessert cookbook

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It’s That Colossal Caramel Apple Trifle!

Colossal Caramel Apple Trifle — This recipe is one of those yummy crowd pleasers. I have posted the “fast and easy” recipe. This recipe can also be created using your favorite from-scratch cake recipe, homemade vanilla or banana pudding, fresh apple filling and whipped cream. Your choice based on your time for preparation but both are YUM and will get raves from your guests.


Colossal Caramel Apple Trifle

Ingredients

1 package (18-1/4 ounces) yellow cake mix
6 cups cold milk
3 packages (3.4 ounces each) instant vanilla pudding mix
1 teaspoon apple pie spice
1 jar (12-1/4 ounces) caramel ice cream topping
1-1/2 cups chopped pecans, toasted
2 cans (21 ounces each) apple pie filling
2 cartons (16 ounces each) frozen whipped topping, thawed

Directions

Prepare and bake cake according to package directions, using two greased 9-in. round baking pans. Cool for 10 minutes before removing  to wire racks to cool completely.

In a large bowl, whisk milk, pudding mixes and apple pie spice for 2 minutes. Let stand for 2 minutes or until soft-set.

Cut one cake layer if necessary to fit evenly in an 8-qt. punch bowl.

Poke holes in cake with a long wooden skewer; gradually pour a third of the caramel topping over cake. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup pecans and spread with half of the pudding mixture.

Spoon one can of pie filling over pudding; spread with one carton of whipped topping.

Top with remaining cake and repeat layers. Drizzle with remaining caramel topping and sprinkle with remaining pecans. Refrigerate

42 Servings – Prep: 40 min.

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Source: Taste of Home

Oh My Molten Chocolate Cake

Molten Chocolate Cake with Caramel Filling is really really chocolate love mixed with caramel love resulting in favorite dessert love!

I bet you cannot wait to get into the kitchen and create this decadent, delish and YUM dessert!

I am going to experiment with this recipe and add Amaretto whipped cream, chocolate shavings, a little black pepper in the batter and when done, devour it!

Source:  Food & Wine Magazine – Click on image for the recipe!

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