Vegan Caramel Apple Cake ‘Fit For the Gods’

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This Vegan Apple Caramel Cake recipe is so delicious that we declare it Fit For The Gods!  I’m serious,the vegan cake is so good with a drool-worthy caramel sauce on top.  It’s great for breakfast, dessert, or a sweet snack.  We can’t stop making and eating this cake.

More Cake Recipes?  You’ll love this Vegan Carrot Cake, this Ultimate Vegan Vanilla Cake (Simple & Elegant) and this Easy Vegan Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Ganache!

vegan Caramel apple cake

Why You’ll Love This Vegan Caramel Apple Cake

Have you ever wanted to create a delicious dessert that would make the gods jealous? Look no further than this vegan caramel apple cake recipe.

This vegan apple cake with caramel sauce is made with simple ingredients, is easy to make, and will leave your guests wanting more.

We don’t even need a mixer when you mix up this cake!  A wooden spoon will do just fine.  This cake requires canned apple pie filling, and canned coconut milk.  These are pretty unique ingredients to use in a cake, but it works SO WELL, and really simplifies the recipe. 

Caramel sauce goes on top of the cake or can be served on the side. This caramel sauce is super simple to make using just 4 simple ingredients:  melted vegan butter, pure maple syrup, vanilla extract, and dates.  Just blend it up, and you have it a perfect vegan caramel sauce!  

Vegan Caramel Apple Cake

Ingredients You Need for Vegan Caramel Apple Cake Recipe

Vegan Apple Cake Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp ground flaxseed (+½ cup water to make flax eggs)
  • 3 cups flour
  • ½ tsp cinnamon (optional)
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 20 oz canned apple pie filling (works with other pie fillings too!)
  • 1 cup organic sugar (or brown sugar)
  • 2 tsp vinegar
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 can full fat coconut milk (13.5 oz)

Vegan Caramel Sauce Ingredients

  • ¼ cup pure maple syrup
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 6 pitted dates (deglet noor) (or 3-4 medjool dates)

Vegan Caramel Apple Cake

How to Make Vegan Caramel Apple Cake

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F, and grease a 13×9 glass baking dish. (If you want to use a metal dish then preheat to 375°F)
  2. In a medium bowl make 3 flax eggs by combining 3 Tbsp ground flax with ½ cup of water. Stir and let sit for at least 5 minutes.
  3. In a large mixing bowl combine: 2 tsp baking soda, 3 cups flour, 1/2 tsp cinnamon (optional), and 1/2 tsp salt. Stir it up and remove any lumps.
  4. Add all of the other cake ingredients into the large bowl with the dry ingredients: canned pie filling, 1 cup sugar, 2 tsp vinegar, ½ tsp vanilla, can of coconut milk, and the flax eggs. Stir it up well with a wooden spoon.
  5. Spread the batter evenly onto the greased baking dish. Bake at 350°F for 50 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.

Make the Caramel

  1. While the cake is baking, you can make the caramel sauce. Combine all sauce ingredients in a food processor or blender and mix until smooth.

Put it All Together

  1. After the cake is removed and cooled a bit you can spread or drizzle the caramel sauce on top of the cake. Enjoy the cake warm or cold, and perhaps with some vanilla vegan ice cream!

FALL DESSERT IN A PAN

Other Options

We found out you can actually use other pie fillings in this cake too!  We made it with cherry pie filling and it was tremendous!  I think you could use just about any canned pie filling in this cake.

Vegan Caramel Apple Cake

FALL DESSERT

With this vegan caramel apple cake recipe, you can make a delicious dessert that will have your guests  left wanting more after trying this vegan treat.

Gather your ingredients and give this vegan apple cake with caramel sauce a try!

 

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Vegan Caramel Apple Cake

A Vegan Caramel Apple Cake Recipe that is very easy to make. It's so good that we declare it fit for the gods! Eat it for breakfast, dessert, or a sweet snack.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time50 minutes
Total Time1 hour
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Diet: Vegan
Keyword: Apple, apples, Cake, caramel, pie filling, vegan cake, vegan desserts
Servings: 15 Pieces of Cake
Calories: 276kcal

Equipment

Ingredients

Cake Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp ground flaxseed (+½ cup water to make flax eggs)
  • 3 cups flour
  • ½ tsp cinnamon (optional)
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 20 oz canned apple pie filling (works with other pie fillings too!)
  • 1 cup organic sugar (or brown sugar)
  • 2 tsp vinegar
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 can full fat coconut milk (13.5 oz)

Caramel Sauce Ingredients

  • ¼ cup pure maple syrup
  • ¼ cup melted coconut butter (or other melted vegan butter)
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 6 pitted dates (deglet noor) (or 3-4 medjool dates)

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F, and grease a 13x9 glass baking dish. (If you want to use a metal dish then preheat to 375°F)
  • In a medium bowl make 3 flax eggs by combining 3 Tbsp ground flax with ½ cup of water. Stir and let sit for at least 5 minutes.
  • In a large mixing bowl combine: 2 tsp baking soda, 3 cups flour, 1/2 tsp cinnamon (optional), and 1/2 tsp salt. Stir it up and remove any lumps.
  • Add all of the other cake ingredients into the large bowl with the dry ingredients: canned pie filling, 1 cup sugar, 2 tsp vinegar, ½ tsp vanilla, can of coconut milk, and the flax eggs. Stir it up well with a wooden spoon.
  • Spread the batter evenly onto the greased baking dish. Bake at 350°F for 50 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  • While the cake is baking, you can make the caramel sauce. Combine all sauce ingredients in a food processor or blender and mix until smooth.
  • After the cake is removed and cooled a bit you can spread or drizzle the caramel sauce on top of the cake. Enjoy the cake warm or cold, and perhaps with some vanilla vegan ice cream!

 


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