Gluten free apple yoghurt cake

    1 hour 5 min

    Soft and tasty yoghurt and apple cake, with rice flour instead of regular flour so perfect for a gluten free diet. It's amazingly tasty in its simplicity.

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    Makes: 1 (23cm) cake

    • 3 apples, peeled and cored
    • 1 lemon, juiced
    • 3 eggs
    • 150g caster sugar
    • 125ml plain yoghurt
    • 60g butter, melted
    • 200g rice flour (or 140g rice flour and 60g potato starch)
    • 16g gluten free baking powder
    • icing sugar for dusting

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

    1. Preheat the oven to 200 C / Gas 6. Grease and sprinkle a 23cm cake tin with rice flour.
    2. Chop 2 apples in 1cm pieces and slice the third apple thinly. Place in a small bowl and toss with lemon juice. Set aside.
    3. In a large bowl with an electric beater, whip the eggs with the sugar till pale. Add the yoghurt and the melted butter.
    4. Mix flour and baking powder and sift in the mixture, stirring with a spatula. Stir in the 2 chopped apples with the lemon juice. Set aside the sliced apple. Transfer to the prepared tin. Decorate with reserved apple slices.
    5. Bake in the preheated oven for 5 minutes; turn down the heat to 180 C / Gas 4 and bake 45 minutes longer or until a skewer comes out clean.
    6. Remove from the oven and cool in the tin. Then transfer to a serving tray, and sprinkle with icing sugar. Serve.


    You can add 50ml vin santo, rum or soaked raisins for additional taste.

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    I want to make this but have many questions: Is regular supermarket GF plain flour (a combo of rice/potato starch/etc) OK? What size eggs? How many teaspoons is 16g GF baking powder?  -  30 Jun 2016