Simple apple cake

    1 hour 5 min

    A very simple apple cake that can easily be modified in almost any way. Add a couple of tablespoons of cocoa, substitute the apples with chunks of chocolate and hazel nuts, and you have a lovely, soft chocolate cake with a bit of bite.


    Troms, Norway
    235 people made this

    Makes: 1 loaf

    • 100g butter
    • 150g caster sugar
    • 2 eggs
    • 100g buttermilk or yoghurt
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 200g flour
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 2-3 apples, depending on size

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:50min  ›  Ready in:1hr5min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
    2. Melt butter. Whisk eggs and sugar until foamy.
    3. Blend wet ingredients, then stir in dry.
    4. Peel and slice apples.
    5. Pour cake mix in a regular loaf pan, or suitable cake pan. Stuff in as many pieces of apple as you can manage.
    6. Bake for about 50 minutes, let cool and enjoy!

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    I just made this for my husband and son, and we all absolutely loved it! I only had Lurpak and low fat yoghurt in the fridge but it came out delicious and extremely soft. I used a loaf tin and only cooked it for 40 minutes and did sprinkle caster sugar on the top before baking. Would go great with custard! Yummy, thank you!  -  23 Jul 2013


    Easy recipe and the cake is very yummy. My whole family love it. I used low fat natural Greek yogurt and sprinkled demerara sugar on top of the cake 😀  -  15 Sep 2015


    I added a lot of spices as I thought this would be rather plain otherwise. It's a nice, moist cake. Here's my interpretation  -  14 Apr 2014