Whole Apple Cake

Whole Apple Cake


Serves : 12

  • 125g butter, at room temperature
  • 125g caster sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 100g ground almonds
  • 50g breadcrumbs
  • 75g cornflour
  • 1 teaspoon rum
  • 1kg apples, peeled and cored
  • 3 tablespoons currants
  • 1 (100g) bag almonds, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons sugar

Directions to make the Whole Apple Cake

  • Beat butter until fluffy, then add the vanilla sugar. Taking turns, mix in sugar, eggs, almonds, breadcrumbs and a mixture of cornflour, baking powder and rum.
  • Transfer the mixture into a greased round springform cake tin.
  • Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
  • Place whole apples into the mixture and sprinkle with currants and almonds.
  • Bake in preheated oven for about 60 minutes. After baking, sprinkle with sugar. Release from the tin and let cool.