This easy apple cake is very simple and can be thrown together at a moment's notice with ingredients you already have at home.
- 200 grams (1 3/4 cup minus 1 tablespoon) all-purpose flour
- 150 grams (3/4 cup) granulated sugar
- 200 ml (3/4 cup + 1 1/2 tablespoons) cooking cream or full fat Greek yogurt
- 2 eggs
- 16 grams (4 teaspoons) baking powder
- 4 tablespoons vegetable oil I used sunflower oil
- 2 Golden Delicious apples
- granulated sugar
- powder sugar (optional)
Preheat the oven to 180° C (350 degrees F). Butter and flour a 22 cm ( 9-inch ) pan and set aside.
Peel, core and cut the apples into thin slices. Place in a large mixing bowl and toss with lemon juice to avoid discoloration. Set aside.
Using an electric mixer, beat the eggs and sugar until pale and fluffy.
Add the oil, half of the cream, flour, baking powder, and mix well.
Add the remaining cream and mix again.
Pour the mixture into the prepared pan.
Arrange the apples slices over the top of the batter in a circular pattern.
Sprinkle the apple slices with sugar, cinnamon and dot with bits of butter here and there.
Bake for 45 minutes or until golden brown and a skewer inserted into the centre of the cake comes out clean.
Cool before removing from the pan and dust with powdered sugar before serving.
Enjoy your apple cake!
Ingredients for a 22 cm / 9 inches pan
*Cooking cream can be replaced by full fat Greek yogurt.
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Nutrition InformationAmount per serving (96 g)
— Calories: 220
, Fat: 8.9g
, Saturated Fat: 0.8g
, Cholesterol: 30mg
, Sodium: 12mg
, Carbohydrates: 32.8g
, Fiber: 1.3g
, Sugar: 17.2g
, Protein: 3.4g
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