Apple Spice Upside Down Cake

1 spice cake mix, prepared according to package instructions

4 Granny Smith apples, peeled & cored

1 cup brown sugar

1 stick unsalted butter. melted

2 tablespoons corn syrup

1/4 cup bourbon

Braum's caramel sauce

1/2 cup pecans, toasted

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a cast iron pan melt butter and then sprinkle with brown sugar. Place apple halves flat side down in the cooking pan and remove from heat. Pour the prepared spice cake mix over the top and bake for 25-30 minutes or until cake is cooked through. Remove from the oven and invert onto a large plate. Serve with a dollop of ice cream or whipping cream.