Apple Cake

  • Cook Time: 1 hour 5min
  • Persons: 4
  • Difficulty: Easy

  • Ingredients
  • Cake Batter:
  • 1 cup (130 grams) all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon (4 grams) baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup (55 grams) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • ½ cup (100 grams) granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ⅓ cup (80 ml) buttermilk or low-fat plain yogurt, room temperature
  • 3 Granny Smith, Rome, Braeburn apples (or a combo), peeled, cored and cut into ⅛ inch slices
  1. Instructions
  2. whisk the flour, baking powder and salt.
  3. In the bowl of electric mixer fitted with paddle attachment, beat butter until creamy. Add sugar and beat 3 minutes or until lighter in color and fluffy.
  4. Add the egg and vanilla and beat on medium until combined.
  5. Add the flour mixture alternately with the milk, beginning and ending with the flour mixture.
  6. Beat just until combined.
  7. Pour the batter into the prepared pan and level it smooth.
  8. Arrange the apple slices evenly on top of the cake batter.
  9. Bake at 350F for 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  10. Transfer cake to a cooling rack to cool.
  11. Serve cake warm or at room temperature with a scoop of ice cream or real whipped cream on top.
  12. Drizzle with salted caramel sauce, if desired.
  13. Enjoy!