Apple Crumble Layer Cake

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1 hr 58 min
Everyone's favourite apple crumble, reinvented in a layer cake!

Serving Size


Estimated Cost*


Per Serving

Prep Time

30 min

Cooking Time

28 min

Price/Availability Effective Date: February 10, 2014


0.33 cup Butter
0.75 cup Brown Sugar packed, divided
2 tsp Ground Cinnamon
1 Granny Smith Apples peeled, finely chopped
0.5 cup Walnuts divided
1 pkg Yellow Cake mix
1 pkg JELL-O Vanilla Instant Pudding
1.33 cups Water
0.33 cup Oil
3 Egg
125 g Philadelphia Brick Cream Cheese 1/2 of 250-g pkg.
3 tbsp Milk
2 cups Cool Whip Whipped Topping


  1. Heat oven to 350ºF.
  2. Line 2 (9-inch) round pans with parchment; spray with cooking spray. Microwave butter, 1/2 cup sugar and 1/2 tsp. cinnamon in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 2 min. or until butter is melted; stir until blended. Pour into prepared pans; spread to evenly cover bottoms. Top with apples. Reserve 1 Tbsp. nuts; sprinkle remaining nuts over apples.
  3. Beat cake mix, dry pudding mix, water, oil, eggs and 1 tsp. of the remaining cinnamon with mixer until blended; pour over nuts in pans.
  4. Bake 28 min. or until toothpick inserted in centres comes out clean. Cool cakes in pans 10 min. Loosen cakes from sides of pans with knife; invert onto wire racks. Gently remove pans and parchment. Cool cakes completely.
  5. Beat cream cheese, milk, remaining sugar and cinnamon in medium bowl with mixer until well blended. Gently stir in Cool Whip.
  6. Stack cake layers, crumble sides up, on plate, spreading half the cream cheese mixture between layers. Spread remaining cream cheese mixture onto top of cake; sprinkle with reserved nuts.

Recipe notes

Prepare using Philadelphia Light Brick Cream Cheese Spread and Cool Whip Light Whipped Topping.
Keep frosted cake refrigerated.
Dessert can be part of a balanced diet but remember to keep tabs on portions.

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