Buttery Apple Cake

Buttery Apple Cake


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About this recipe: This simple apple cake has a just a hint of chocolate, which enhances the flavour incredibly. Enjoy this simple cake for dessert, afternoon tea or elevenses.


Serves: 12 

  • 200g butter
  • 200g caster sugar
  • 4 medium eggs
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla sugar
  • 200g plain flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 5-6 tart apples, peeled, cored, quartered and sliced
  • icing sugar for dusting

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:50min  ›  Ready in:1hr10min 

  1. Preheat oven to 200 C / Gas 6. Grease a round springform tin with butter.
  2. Cream butter and sugar until fluffy. Gradually beat in the eggs, one at a time.
  3. Mix cinnamon, cocoa, vanilla sugar and the flour mixed with baking powder in a bowl. Fold into the creamed mixture.
  4. Pour 2/3 of the batter into the prepared tin and arrange apple slices on top. Cover with remaining batter.
  5. Bake in preheated oven for about 60 minutes. Cool on a wire rack and dust with icing sugar.

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