German Apple Cake
Recipe type: Baking
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Serves: 12
A delicious German Style apple cake, consisting of a butter cake topped with apple and cinnamon. Serve dusted with icing sugar and cream.
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar (granulated)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup plain (all purpose) flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • ⅓ cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 4 large apples, peeled and cored
  1. Beat butter, sugar, and eggs. Add flour, baking powder, and vanilla. Mix in well. Pour into a greased and lined springform tin (23 cm diameter/9 inch).
  2. Slice apples thinly and combine with extra sugar and cinnamon. Arrange slices on top of cake and press in lightly.
  3. Bake for 50 – 60 mins in 180 deg C (350 deg F) oven. Cool. Serve dusted with icing (confectioners) sugar.
Recipe by A Spoonful of Sugar at