Spiced Apple Cake with Brown Sugar Buttercream and Apple Cider Bourbon Caramel

Author: Molly (Spices in My DNA)

Serves: serves 10-12

Ingredients:

For the CAKE:

2¼ cups flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
½ teaspoon baking powder
3 teaspoons cinnamon
½ teaspoon ground ginger
1½ teaspoons allspice
½ teaspoon nutmeg
1 teaspoon salt
2 cups packed light brown sugar
2 large eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
½ cup whole milk
¾ cup canola oil
2 granny smith apples, peeled and grated
2 honeycrisp apples, peeled and grated

For the apple cider BOURBON CARAMEL:

2 cups sugar
½ cup apple cider
1 tablespoon light corn syrup
1 cup heavy cream
½ cup bourbon
½ teaspoon salt

For the BROWN SUGAR BUTTERCREAM:

4 egg whites
1 cup packed light brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
¼ teaspoon salt
1½ cups (3 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature

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