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Hey guys! I LOVE to cook and swap recipes so I thought I’d share my wonderful mother in-law’s delicious apple cake recipe. Every time she comes to visit she always makes us one and my husband and kids can’t get enough. it’s always gone within 10 minutes of hitting the table. So, give it a try and I hope you like it!

 

Ingredients:

800g  Apples (about 5-6 apples) peeled and cored and quartered

100g Butter (room temperature)

100g Sugar

120g Flour

2 Eggs

1 Lemon

16g  Baking Powder

20g Extra Sugar

about 15 ml Water

Materials:

1 sheet of parchment paper

1 30cm round baking dish

1 vegetable slicer (or you could just use the knife)

1 knife

1 whisk or a fork

1 spoon

2 medium sized bowls

1 citrus shredder

Instructions:

Cream together the butter and 100g of sugar in a bowl. Add eggs one at a time and stir until well combined. Set aside. In another bowl mix together the flour and baking powder and also set aside. Wet your parchment paper, squeeze out excess water and line your 30cm pan with it. Using your vegetable slicer (or knife) thinly slice the apples into the lined baking dish like this:IMG_5743

 

Make sure they’re all flat and even in the pan like this:IMG_5747

Sprinkle the remaining 20g of sugar over the top of the sliced apples. Then shred the rind of the lemon over the top of the apples:IMG_5755

Using your fingertips, drip a few drops of the 15ml of water on top of the apples (you don’t have to use all of it). The purpose of this is to add a little more moisture to the cake while it’s baking:IMG_5760

 

Add the flour and baking power mix to the bowl of butter and sugar mix, whisk it until well combined making sure it has no lumps. The batter should be thick but not stiff. Spoon the batter on top of the apples and gently spread it over the top. Spread the batter only until about 1 1/2 to 2 cm away from the edge of the pan because once it’s in the oven it will melt down and cover the rest of the apples:IMG_5778

Bake for 45 minutes. Afterwards remove it from the oven, flip it upside down onto a serving dish and let it sit for about 5 minutes with the parchment paper still on:IMG_5792

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After 5 minutes, gently remove the parchment paper let it cool for another 15 minutes and serve warm.IMG_5839

 

Enjoy!

Nadia