Spiced Apple Cake

  • Spiced Apple Cake

Rated 5 out of 5 based on 2 votes


  • 170 g unsalted butter
  • 1 cup pure icing sugar
  • 3 x eggs
  • 1 cup plain flour
  • 2 tspn ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tspn ground cloves
  • 1 x finely grated lemon rind
  • 3 x apples, peeled, cored
  • 2 Tbls raw sugar


Preheat oven to 190C non fan. Grease and line a 22cm pie dish or 20cm round cake pan.

Using an electric mixer, beat butter and icing sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Sift together flour and spices. Fold into butter mixture with lemon rind, until combined. Chop 1 apple and mix into batter until just combined.

Spoon batter into prepared pan and smooth surface. Slice remaining apples and arrange in a circular pattern over top. Sprinkle over raw sugar. Bake for 40-45 mins, until a skewer inserted comes out clean. Brush top with melted butter. Cool in pan. Serve at room temperature.

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  • Hi Luca.I read your recipe and I don’t see any spice product.We just call the cake as that?But anyway I like it,because cinnamon and apple go very well together and I will as soon as possible make it that cake.Thank you again for your beautiful recipe.


    by ANNA LINHART on 01/05/2013, 12:03