About this recipe:This cake is different from the average apple cake - it's made by baking whole apples in the cake batter. The resulting cake is delicious. Serve as is or with ice cream or whipped cream.
125g butter, at room temperature
125g caster sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla sugar
100g ground almonds
1 teaspoon rum
1kg apples, peeled and cored
3 tablespoons currants
1 (100g) bag almonds, chopped
2 tablespoons sugar
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Method Prep:25min › Cook:1hr › Ready in:1hr25min
Beat butter until fluffy, then add the vanilla sugar. Taking turns, mix in sugar, eggs, almonds, breadcrumbs and a mixture of cornflour, baking powder and rum.
Transfer the mixture into a greased round springform cake tin.
Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
Place whole apples into the mixture and sprinkle with currants and almonds.
Bake in preheated oven for about 60 minutes. After baking, sprinkle with sugar. Release from the tin and let cool.