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upside down cinnamon apple coffee cake

Recipe details:

upside down cinnamon apple coffee cake

what you need

  • 1 1/2 cups chopped peeled apples
  • 1 (12.4 ounce) can Pillsbury Refrigerated Cinnamon Rolls with Icing
  • 1/2 cup pecan halves or pieces
  • 2 tablespoons margarine or butter, melted
  • 1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons corn syrup

here's how

  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 9-inch glass pie pan with nonstick cooking spray. Spread 1 cup apples in sprayed pan.
  2. Separate dough into 8 rolls. Cut each roll into quarters; Place in large bowl. Add remaining 1/2 cup apples and pecans.
  3. In small bowl, combine margarine, brown sugar and corn syrup; mix well. Add brown sugar mixture to dough mixture; toss gently to combine. Spoon mixture over apples in pan.
  4. Bake 28 to 38 minutes or until deep golden brown. Cool 5 minutes. Invert onto serving platter.
  5. Remove lid from icing. Microwave icing on HIGH for 10 to 15 seconds or until of drizzling consistency.
  6. Drizzle over warm coffee cake. Serve warm.


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