Apple cake

Apple cake

Total: 1 hr 20 Min. | Active: 25 Min.
Nutritional value / piece: 293 kcal
, Fat: 13 g
, Carbohydrate: 35 g
, Protein: 7 g


12 pieces


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To soak

3tbsp dark sultanas
3tbsp rum

Cake mixture

150g butter, soft
100g sugar
1pinch salt
3 eggs
50g liquid honey
1 vanilla pod, cut open lengthwise; only use the scraped-out seeds
280g white flour
2tsp baking powder
500g apples, coarsely grated
icing sugar to dust
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One loaf tin measuring approx. 30 cm, lined with baking paper

How it's done

To soak

Combine the sultanas and rum, set aside.

Cake mixture

Whisk the butter, sugar and salt in a bowl. Add the eggs one at a time and continue to whisk until the mixture becomes lighter in colour. Stir in the honey and vanilla seeds. Combine the flour and baking powder, stir in the apples, add to the cake mixture along with the sultanas and rum. Transfer the cake mixture to the prepared tin.

Bake for approx. 55 mins. in the lower half of an oven preheated to 180°C. Remove the cake from the oven, allow to cool a little, remove from the tin and leave to cool on a rack, dust with icing sugar.

Good to know
Shelf life: Wrap the cake in cling film and keep for approx. 2 days.

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