Apple Butter Anniversary Cake

Apple Butter Anniversary Cake

Tags: Cakes, Dessert/Sweets

  • Prep Time: 20 min
  • Cook Time: 60 min
  • Ready Time: 120 min
  • Yield: 12 servings

Ingredients

CAKE

  • Pillsbury® Baking Spray with Flour
  • 1 package Pillsbury® Moist Supreme® Classic Yellow Premium Cake Mix
  • 1 cup Smucker's® Cider Apple Butter
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 1/3 cup Crisco® Pure Vegetable Oil
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice

FILLING

  • 1 1/2 cups peeled, chopped apples
  • 1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Pillsbury BEST® All Purpose Flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped, toasted pecans*

FROSTING

  • 1 (3.4 oz.) package vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 (8 oz.) container frozen whipped topping, not thawed
  • 1 (8 oz.) can crushed pineapple, well drained
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped, toasted pecans*

Preparation Directions

  • HEAT oven to 350°F. Spray 12-cup tube pan with no-stick flour cooking spray.
  • BEAT cake ingredients in the bowl of an electric mixer at medium speed just until blended, about 2 minutes. Spread batter in prepared pan.
  • BAKE 50 to 60 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan for 15 minutes. Remove from pan to wire rack. Cool completely. Place cake on serving plate.
  • COMBINE all filling ingredients except pecans in large saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, for 3 to 4 minutes or until apples are tender. Stir in pecans.
  • MARK center of side of cake with toothpicks. Using a long serrated knife, slice cake in half. Carefully remove top half. Spoon filling onto bottom half. Replace top half of cake.
  • COMBINE pudding mix, powdered sugar and whipped topping in a medium bowl. Beat on the lowest speed of an electric mixer for one minute. Fold in drained pineapple. Spread on top and sides of cake. Sprinkle pecans evenly around top of cake. Store in refrigerator.
  • TIP To toast pecans: Place pecans in dry nonstick skillet; cook over medium heat, shaking pan until nuts are lightly browned.

Nutritional Information Per Serving

Serving Size (1 slice, 1/12 of cake), Calories 530 (Calories from Fat 230), Total Fat 26g (Saturated Fat 9g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 70mg, Sodium 490mg, Total Carbohydrate 74g (Dietary Fiber 2g, Sugars 54g), Protein 5g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 4%, Vitamin C 4%, Calcium 10%, Iron 10%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.