Hot Apple cake

1
Lynnda Cloutier

By
@eatygourmet

Rich, gooey and delicious. Perfect for autumn entertaining.Source: Unknown

Rating:
★★★★☆ 3 votes
Comments:

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

14 Tbsp
(1 3/4 sticks) butter, room temperature, plus extra for greasing
1
scant cup superfine sugar
grated zest of 1 lemon and 2 tbsp. of juice
3
eggs
2 c
self rising flour
1 tsp
baking powder
3 large
apples, about 1 lb.
good quality toffee sauce or dulce de leche, to serve
topping:
1 Tbsp
butter, melted
1 Tbsp
superfine sugar

How to Make Hot Apple cake

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 350. Butter a 9 inch springform cake pan and line bottom with a circle of nonstick parchment paper.
  • 2To make cake, beat butter and sugar together in large bowl til light and creamy, then add the lemon zest.
  • 3Beat eggs in a small bowl. Mix flour and baking powder together in another bowl. Beat alternate spoonfuls of egg, then flour into the creamed mixture. Beat well after each addition til the mixture is smooth.
  • 4Peel, core and slice the apples. Toss with lemon juice, then stir two thirds into the cake mixture. Spoon into the prepared pan.
  • 5Spread top of cake level then sprinkle with remaining apple slices. Brush with melted butter and sprinkle with 1 Tbsp. sugar. Cook in the preheated oven for 55 to 65 minutes, til golden brown and a skewer inserted into center of cake comes out cleanly. You may need to cover the top of the cake with a piece of foil toward the end of cooking if it seems to be overbrowning.
  • 6Let cake cool for 10 minutes in the pan, then loosen the edge and remove the pan. Peel away the parchment paper and put onto a cooling rack. Serve warm or cold, cut into wedges, with a drizzle of toffee sauce
  • 7To make toffee sauce, heat 4 Tbsp. each of butter, corn syrup and sugar over a low heat, stirring til melted. Increase heat slightly and cook for 1 to 2 minutes, til the mixture begins to darken slightly in color. Remove from heat, gradually stir in 1 cup heavy cream, then return to stove. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes stirring all the time. Mix in 2 Tbsp. lemon juice and let cool.

Printable Recipe Card

About Hot Apple cake

Course/Dish: Cakes




Show 4 Comments & Reviews

Flavorful Blueberry Recipes To Brighten Your Day

Flavorful Blueberry Recipes to Brighten Your Day

Kitchen Crew

The markets are bursting with blueberries these days! That makes me very happy because not only are they yummy, they're super healthy. Packed with antioxidants, research shows blueberries can help...

18 Refreshing Lemon Recipes

18 Refreshing Lemon Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

When life gives you lemons, make these delicious lemon recipes!

Sponge Cake Recipes That'll Inspire You To Get Baking

Sponge Cake Recipes That'll Inspire You to Get Baking

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

While the concept of a sponge cake is simple (eggs, butter, sugar, and flour), the result is a very impressive dessert. The first sponge cake recipe appeared as early as...