Moderately sweet and simple-to-make apple cake will keep your guests coming back for more.
ingredients for the cake batter
ingredients for apple marmalade
- unsalted butter 120g (room temperature)
- sugar 120g
- 2 eggs
- 100g plain flour
- almond powder (flour) 50g (you can replace it with plain flour)
- baking powder 1/2 tsp
- cinnamon 1 tbsp
- cardamom 1 tbsp
- rosewater 2 tbsp
- lemon/orange zest 2 tbsp
- apple slices in quarters 1
- chopped walnuts 50g
- 3 apples coarsely grated
- sugar 50g
- water 1/2 cup
- cinnamon 1/2 tsp
To make the apple marmalade:
Mix all the ingredients in a small pan and put it on low heat and put the lid on.
Stir after 5 minutes and let cook and all the juice evaporated.
Set aside to cool.
To make the cake batter:
First, sift the flour, baking powder, cinnamon and almond flour well.
Beat the butter and sugar with a mixer until it is completely creamy for about 10 minutes.
Add the eggs one by one and beat well after each addition.
Add the rose and lemon/orange zest, respectively, with a mixer.
Add flour mixture and mix well until well incorporated.
Cover the 21cm cake tin with a baking sheet or grease well.
Add 1/2 of the cake batter and soften the surface.
Add the apple marmalade and spread it on the surface of the cake and then spread the chopped walnut.
Cover the cake with the remaining batter and place the apple quarters on top of the cake neatly.
You can sprinkle some cinnamon on top of the apples.
Preheat the oven to 160 degrees Celsius and leave for 30 to 45 minutes.
Finally, check the side with a toothpick. Enjoy the soft texture and the magnificent aroma.