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Caramel Toffee Apple Cake is a tender and moist cake with apples baked right inside! Topped with cool whip topping toffee bits and drizzled in caramel, this will become a new favorite! 

Caramel Toffee Apple Cake from the side.

I might be borderline obsessed with the caramel apple flavor combination. They just go together so well and remind me of a fresh caramel dipped apple. This cake combines all of the things that I love. Our favorite apple filling from Lucky Leaf is baked right inside this super moist and tender cake.

This cake is simple to make and requires little effort! You start with a box cake mix and mix the apple filling right inside of the cake. You add some cinnamon to it to give it some spice and it comes out to be the perfect cake.

Caramel Toffee Apple Cake ingredients in a bowl.

I have yet to find a more premium and delicious can of apples. I really love using Lucky Leaf filling with all of my baking. The apples are perfect and packed inside of each can. They really are key in adding a delicious texture and flavor to this cake.

Caramel Toffee Apple Cake ingredients.

As soon as the cake has cooled you top if off with whipped topping, toffee bits and drizzle it in caramel. It is such a delicious cake and perfect for feeding a crowd. Everyone who will try this cake will rave about it!

A fork going in a Caramel Toffee Apple Cake.

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Caramel Toffee Apple Cake is a tender and moist cake with apples baked right inside! Topped with cool whip topping toffee bits and drizzled in caramel, this will become a new favorite!
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 1 9x13 cake


  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • 1 can 21 ounces Lucky Leaf Apple Pie Filling
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 4 tablespoons whole milk
  • 1 container 8 ounces frozen whipped topping, completely thawed
  • For topping: caramel sauce toffee bits


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Spray a 9 x 13 pan with nonstick spray and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, add in the yellow cake mix, apple pie filling, eggs, vanilla, cinnamon, and milk. Stir together until just combined and smooth.
  • Transfer the filling into the prepared pan and bake for 22-26 minutes or until a toothpick, when inserted in the center, comes out completely clean.
  • Remove from the oven and allow to completely cool.
  • Once completely cooled, spread the whipped cream evenly over the cake and chill in the fridge for 20 minutes.
  • When ready to serve, cut cake pieces and serve on plates. Drizzle individual pieces generously with caramel sauce and a large handful of toffee bits.


Calories: 198kcalCarbohydrates: 6gProtein: 13gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 333mgSodium: 152mgPotassium: 201mgFiber: 1gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 570IUCalcium: 132mgIron: 1.5mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

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More delicious desserts made with Lucky Leaf premium pie filling!

Chocolate Strawberries and Cream Pie 

Blueberry Pie Muffin Bread 

Chocolate Cherry Mousse Bars

Apple Churro Cheesecake Bars

Cherry Pie Sour Cream Crumb Bars

Strawberry Cinnamon Rolls with a Lemon Cream Cheese Glaze

Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Bars

Cherry Pie Cookies

Raspberry Lemonade Cheesecake Parfaits 

This post was sponsored by Lucky Leaf®. All opinions expressed are my own!


About Alyssa Rivers

Alyssa Rivers is the author of 'The Tried and True Cookbook', a professional food photographer and experienced recipe-developer. Having a passion for cooking, her tried and true recipes have been featured on Good Morning America, Today Food, Buzzfeed and more.

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  1. Adapted this into a fireball whiskey cake with fireball buttercream topping. Came out great! Thanks! Changed the milk for quite a bit of fireball and it really complemented the apples.

  2. Wondering if this would work well in other pans? Cupcakes, or a bundt pan? It sounds delicious, but I’d like to be able to present it in a slightly “fancier” way than a sheet cake.

    1. I am sure they would look and taste delicious in another form of baking it. Let me know how it turns out for you! XOXO

  3. 5 stars
    Well, I just made my fourth Caramel Toffee Apple Cake. Talk about easy. It is now the family favorite. I made just as the recipe said and it always comes out perfectly. Thank you for giving us something different to serve for dessert.

    1. Your fourth!! That is awesome! I am impressed and slightly jealous! That sounds delicious! I am so glad it is simple and so good! Thank you for sharing! XOXO

    1. The apple pie filling is a specialty from Lucky Leaf. You are welcome to try using fresh apples but making your own apple pie filling to fill the cake. I have not made it that way. You will have to let me know how it turns out!! Good luck! Xo