Crispy apple cake

by | Apr 3, 2017 | Cakes & Cookies, Pastry | 0 comments

I love apple cakes, apple pies or tarte tatin.
Perfect for breakfast, with a cup of tea or whenever you want something sweet.
Here a very simple and fast apple cake: crispy outside and soft inside…..
To try as soon as possible.

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Crispy apple cake - serves 6/8
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  1. 1 cup + 3 tbsp (150 g) pastry flour
  2. 1 tsp (4 g) baking powder
  3. ½ cup + 2 tsp (110 g) superfine granulated sugar
  4. ¾ cup (1.5 sticks) + 2 tbsp (200 g) soft unsalted butter
  5. seeds from vanilla pod
  6. zest from 1 lemon
  7. 2 medium whole eggs
  8. generous ½ cup (125 g) plain yogurt
  9. 2 apples, peeld,cored and thinly sliced
  10. pinch of salt
  11. ¼ cup (50 g) superfine granulated sugar extra, to dust
  1. Butter and flour an 8 inches (20 cm) springform pan and set aside.
  2. Heat fan oven 325 F-160°C.
  3. Ina mixing bowl, sift flour with baking and salt.
  4. In the bowl of a stand mixer, whisk butter with sugar, vanilla and lemon zest, until it has lightened.
  5. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating between each addition.
  6. Then, add the flour mixture, alternately with the yogurt, beginning and ending with the flour.
  7. Stop the mixer and stir, by hand, apple slices.
  8. Pour the batter into the prepared pan and smooth the surface with a palette knife.
  9. Dust with extra sugar and bake for 70 minutes.
  10. Let cool completely before serving.
  1. Recipe adapted from David Rocco.
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