Apple Upside Down Cakes
1 cup Marzetti® Old Fashioned Caramel Dip
4 Golden delicious apples, peeled, cored and sliced into ½-inch slices
½ teaspoon Ground cinnamon
2 Tbsp Water
18.25-ounce Spice cake mix
3.4-ounce package instant vanilla pudding
¼ cup Vegetable Oil
¼ cup Sour cream
4 Eggs (large)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease two large six-cup muffin tins. In a microwave safe bowl, combine apples, cinnamon and water; microwave for 3-4 minutes. The apples should be slightly tender. Drain apples. Toss with 1 cup T. Marzetti Old Fashioned Caramel Apple Dip. Divide the apples evenly into each cup. In a large bowl, combine cake mix, pudding, oil, sour cream and eggs and mix on medium speed until smooth. Spoon the batter evenly over apples. Baked 15-18 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of each cake comes out clean. Cool 8 minutes. Invert pan. A few apple pieces may need to be put back into place. Allow cakes to cool. In a microwave safe container, microwave the remaining T. Marzetti Old Fashioned Caramel Apple Dip for 10-30 seconds, stirring every 10 seconds. Spoon warm Caramel. Serve with whipped cream or ice cream.
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