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Apple Walnut Cake with Salty Caramel Glaze

Salty Caramel Apple Walnut Cake4 cups chopped apples

1 3/4 cups sugar

3 eggs

1/2 cup vegetable oil (or apple sauce)

2 tsp vanilla

2 cups flour

2 tsp CINNAMIN (optional)

2 Tbsp baking soda

1 tsp salt

1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans (optional)

Stir all ingredients well.  Spray baking pan ….bake at 350 approx 1 hour.  Thin knife inserted will come out clean when cake is done.  If using bunt cake pain, let cool 10  minutes before turning upside down on cooling rack.

SALTY CARAMEL GLAZE

Melt 1 stick of butter in pan.  Add 1 PACKED cup of brown sugar bring to boil stirring for 2 minutes. Add 1/4 tsp salt and 1/4 cup milk.  Stir while bringing to boil.  Remove from heat let cool down to lukewarm.  Add 1 tsp. vanilla.  Add 4 cups powdered sugar one cup at a time making sure there are no lumps.  You can add more milk if too thick or more powdered sugar if too thin.  Drizzle over cake.  Sprinkle caramel before  it dries with sea salt.  Enjoy!