How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Lightly coat 10-inch fluted tube pan with cooking spray; lightly sprinkle with flour. Set aside. In a bowl combine the 3 cups flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking soda, chipotle, ginger, white pepper, salt, and cloves; set aside.
  • 2. In a mixing bowl beat oil and sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until combined. Add eggs, one at a time; beat well after each addition. Beat in vanilla and as much flour mixture as you can. Stir in remaining flour mixture, apples, and pecans. Spoon batter into pan.
  • 3. Bake 1-1/4 hours, until wooden toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Meanwhile, prepare Spicy Caramel Glaze. Cool cake in pan 10 minutes; invert on rack. Place rack over baking sheet. Drizzle warm cake with Spicy Caramel Glaze, respooning glaze that drips on baking sheet over cake. Cool completely before serving. Makes 16 servings.
  • Directions for Glaze
  • Spicy Caramel Glaze:
  • In a saucepan combine 1/2 cup packed brown sugar, 1/4 cup butter, 1/4 cup whipping cream, and 1/2 tsp. ground chipotle pepper. Bring to boiling, stirring occasionally.
  • Boil gently 2 minutes.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Stir in 1 tsp. vanilla
  • Let stand 1-1/4 hours until slightly thickened.
  • Drizzle over warm cake.

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  • jo_jo_ba 6 years ago
    That looks so awesome! Come apple season, ooh this'll be a hit!
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    " It was excellent "
    edshred ate it and said...
    This is absolutely awesome!!! I baked the mix as muffins -better to bring to my friends place tomorrow, than a half eaten cake!!- if any survive that long!!
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    " It was excellent "
    trigger ate it and said...
    1 tsp. ground chipotle pepper,1/2 tsp. ground white pepper,3/4 tsp. ground ginger,1/8 tsp. ground cloves,1/2 cup packed brown sugar,
    These are some of the ingredients in a B-B-Q- sauce that I make and someone told me they liked the sauce on ice cream. Again hot and spicy mixed with sweet, sometimes unusual combinations connect the right way, sort of that 5th taste people are talking about it will always be a mystery as to why it works but it does. This I think has to do with balance Yin Yang.This recipe is balanced.

    Thank you
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  • zena824 6 years ago
    Oh my Goodness... this sounds so good....Will have to try this when I get back home.
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