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Apple Cake


Recipe Info

  • Servings : 6-8
  • Cook Time : 40m
  • Ready In : 50m


  • 125g butter, chopped
  • 1⁄2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup self-raising flour
  • 1⁄2 cup plain flour
  • 3⁄4 cup milk
  • 2 apples
  • icing sugar, to serve
  • cream, to serve


Step 1

Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease a 6cm-deep, 20cm (base) round pan. Line the base with baking paper.

Step 2

Place the butter, sugar and vanilla in a bowl. Using an electric mixer, beat for 5 to 6 minutes or until light and creamy. Add the eggs, 1 at a time, beating after each addition.

Step 3

Sift flours over the butter mixture. Add the milk. Fold until just combined. Spoon into the prepared pan. Core and quarter the apples then thinly slice. Arrange the apples in 2 circles on batter, pressing down gently.

Step 4

Bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean. Stand in the pan for 10 minutes. Remove the side from the pan. Slide cake onto a wire rack to cool.

Step 5

Sprinkle the cake top with icing sugar and serve with cream.

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