Apple cake

Apple cake

This delicious treat traces its roots back to centuries ago when it first emerged in Europe. Combining the simplicity of apples with the richness of a buttery cake, it quickly gained popularity, becoming a staple in many households. Over time, various cultures and regions have put their own unique spin on this classic recipe, adding spices, nuts, or even a hint of caramel. Today, apple cakes continue to delight dessert enthusiasts worldwide, showcasing the timeless appeal of this beloved fruit in an irresistible form. In this recipe we show you how to easily make an apple cake.


Step 1
  • Preheat the oven to 200°C.
  • In a bowl, add the butter and the sugar and beat together. Then add the egg to the mixture.
  • Mix the flour and the baking soda and add to the mixture
Step 2
  • Spread the batter into a greased round baking dish with a removable bottom, about 24 cm in diameter.
  • Bake in the lower part of the oven for about 10 minutes.
Step 3
  • For the apple filling, use a hand whisk to whip the creme fraiche, the sugar and the egg together until everything is well mixed.
Step 4
  • Peel, core and slice the apples.
  • Remove the cake from the oven and incorporate the filling.
  • Then add the apple slices.
Step 5
  • Bake for another 30-35 minutes. Let the cake cool and dust with some icing sugar.

Choose the right apples: Granny Smith or Honeycrisp are good options. They are firm and hold their shape well during baking, providing a nice balance of sweetness and acidity.


150 g
Granulated sugar
125 g
Wheat flour
250 g
Baking soda
1 tsp
Creme fraiche
200 ml
1 cup