If you're looking for an easy apple cake recipe... look no further! This one is a classic butter cake, layered with apple slices and topped with flaked almonds. YUM!

Easy Apple Cake - Conventional Method

If you're looking for an easy apple cake recipe... look no further! This one is a classic butter cake, layered with apple slices and topped with flaked almonds. YUM!
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Course: Cakes
Cuisine: Baking, Cake
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 8
Author: Bake Play Smile

Ingredients

  • 125 g butter, softened
  • 165 g caster sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 125 ml milk
  • 225 g self-raising flour, sifted
  • 3 apples- cored, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup (45g) flaked almonds
  • 3 tbsp raw sugar

Instructions

  • Grease the bottom and sides of a 22cm springform pan. Line the base with baking paper.
  • Preheat oven to 160 degrees celsius (fan-forced). 
  • Beat the butter, caster sugar and vanilla extract until smooth and creamy.  Add the eggs and milk and beat until combined.  
  • Sift in the self-raising flour and beat until just combined. 
  • Pour half of the the mixture into the prepared tin. Add a layer of the thinly sliced apples (half of them). 
  • Repeat with the remaining cake mixture and apple slices. 
  • Sprinkle over the flaked almonds and the raw sugar. 
  • Bake in the oven for 40-45 minutes or until the cake is cooked when tested with a skewer.
  • Leave to cool in the baking pan for 20 minutes before placing onto a wire rack to cool completely.
  • Serve on it's own or warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.