Homemade caramel sauce over sweet pieces of cake featuring juicy bits of apple.
Heat oven to 350 degrees.
Grease bottom and sides of 8-inch square pan with shortening.
In a large bowl, mix brown sugar and softened butter with spoon until light and fluffy. Beat in egg. Stir in flour, baking soda, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Stir in apples.
Spread batter in pan and bake 25-35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
Meantime, in 1-quart saucepan, heat sauce ingredients over medium heat, stirring frequently, until butter is melted and sauce is hot. Serve warm sauce over warm cake.