Almond and apple cake

    Almond and apple cake

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    1hr5min


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    About this recipe: This cake is moist and creamy. At the same time, you can taste and smell of almond and apple too. Suitable for tea time & parties.

    BitsOfTaste Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Ingredients
    Serves: 8 

    • melted butter for greasing
    • 1 tablespoon butter, melted for greasing
    • 180g butter, at room temperature, chopped
    • 180g butter, diced and at room temperature
    • 140g caster sugar
    • 2/3 cup (140g) caster sugar
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
    • 3 eggs, at room temperature
    • 3 eggs, at room temperature
    • 100g ground almonds
    • 100g ground almonds
    • 150g self-raising flour
    • 1 1/4 cups (150g) self-raising flour
    • 80ml milk
    • 80ml milk
    • 2 small Royal Gala apples, quartered, cored & thinly sliced
    • 2 small apples, quartered, cored and thinly sliced

    Directions
    Prep:25min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Extra time:10min cooling  ›  Ready in:1hr5min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 170 C / Gas mark 3. Brush around 22cm (base measurement) cake tin with melted butter to grease. Line base and side with baking parchment.
    2. Preheat the oven to 170 C. Brush a 22cm cake tin with melted butter. Line base and side with baking paper.
    3. Beat butter, caster sugar & vanilla in a bowl for 8 mins or till pale and creamy (by hand or electric beater). Add the eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition.
    4. In a bowl beat butter, caster sugar and vanilla for 8 minutes or until pale and creamy, (by hand or electric beater).
    5. Stir in ground almonds. Add half the flour and half the milk. Use a wooden spoon to stir until well combined. Repeat remaining flour and milk.
    6. Add the eggs 1 at a time mixing well after each addition.
    7. Arrange the apple, slightly overlapping, over the base of the prepared tin. Spoon mixture into the tin and smooth the surface.
    8. Stir in ground almonds. Add half the flour and half the milk. Use a wooden spoon to stir until well combined. Repeat with remaining flour and milk.
    9. Bake in the oven for 30-35 mins or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean. Set aside in the pan for 10 mins to cool slightly before turning onto a serving plate. Serve warm.
    10. Arrange the apple, slightly overlapping, over the base of the prepared cake tin. Spoon batter into the tin and smooth the surface.
    11. Bake in the oven for 30-35 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean.
    12. Set aside in the tin for 10 minutes to cool slightly before turning onto a serving plate. Serve warm.

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