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Classic French Apple Cake

French Dessert




  •  Unsalted Butter – ½ cup  110grams 
  •  Sugar – ½ cup  100 grams 
  •  Vanilla Essence – 2 tsp 
  •  Large Eggs – 2 
  • Rum – 2 tblspn optional 
  • All Purpose Flour – 1 cup  120 grams 
  • Baking Powder – 1 tsp 
  • Salt a pinch 
  • Apples – 2 peeled and chopped I used gala variety 
  • Sugar – 1.5 tblspn for sprinkling over cake 
  • My 1 cup measure 240 ml 


  1. Preheat oven to 180 degree C. First prepare a 18 cm cake pan by oiling it well and dusting it with flour.
  2. Take flour, baking powder, salt in a bowl and mix well. Set aside.
  3. Take butter, sugar, vanilla in a bowl and use a beater to whip till it gets creamy. Add one egg at a time and beat till cream.
  4. Add in rum add flour mix. Beat till mixed.
  5. Add in the chopped apples and fold gently. 
  6. Spoon this into the pan and smooth the top. 
  7. Sprinkle with the 2 tblspn of sugar and bake for 40 mins untill a toothpick inserted comes clean and top is golden. 
  8. Remove from oven and let it cool completely. 
  9. Remove it from pan and slice and serve. 

Buon Mangiati!

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