Welcome Fall With This Waffle Apple Stack Cake Recipe

Dive right into the holiday season with this delicious waffle apple stack cake filled with all of your favorite seasonal flavors.

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Nothing says fall like fresh cinnamon and caramel apples! Throw in fluffy Belgian waffles with apple butter and chopped pecans, and this waffle apple stack cake will be the star of your next autumn gathering. 

Waffle Apple Stack Cake Recipe 01:38

Stack homemade waffles and layers of tasty apple filling to make this tasty fall treat.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Belgian waffle mix
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 cups water
  • 3/4 cup oil
  • 1 cup brown sugar (for waffles)
  • 1 Tbs. cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar (for apples)
  • 3 apples
  • apple butter
  • caramel (to drizzle)
  • chopped pecans
  • powdered sugar
  • nonstick cooking spray

Mix + Make Waffles

Combine Belgian waffle mix, eggs, water, oil, brown sugar and cinnamon in a bowl. Mix evenly. Spray a waffle iron with nonstick cooking spray, and pour one cup of waffle mix onto the iron. Make eight waffles. 

Sauté Apples

Melt butter in a sauce pan, and slowly add in the brown sugar, stirring together until mixed well. Thinly slice three whole apples, and add them to the butter and sugar. Sprinkle in ground cinnamon to taste. 

Top + Stack 

Spread apple butter over one of the waffles, and add some of the apple mixture. Top with chopped pecans. Drizzle with caramel, and layer on another waffle.  Repeat the process until all waffles are stacked, and top it off with powdered sugar. 

Waffle Apple Stack Cake

Waffle Apple Stack Cake

Photo by: Cassidy Garcia

Cassidy Garcia

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