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Apple Almond Cake

A deliciously simple and humble old-fashioned almond cake lined with apple slices.
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CuisineAmerican, Chinese
Keywordalmond, apple, cake, dessert
Prep Time30 minutes
Cook Time45 minutes
Servings12 slices


  • 1 cup - All purpose flour
  • cup - Whole almonds or almond flour
  • ½ cup - Light brown sugar or caster sugar
  • ¼ cup - Unsalted Butter
  • ½ cup - Milk
  • 2 Eggs
  • ½ tsp - Almond extract
  • 1 tsp - Baking powder
  • ½ tsp - Baking soda
  • ¼ tsp - Salt
  • 2 Medium sized apples peeled cored and thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp - Almond slices


  • - If using whole almonds, grind the almonds along with the flour to form a fine powder.
  • - If using almond flour, mix both the flours evenly in a bowl.
  • - In a separate bowl, take the butter and sugar and whisk it until it turns pale and sightly fluffy.
  • - Add in the eggs and whisk until eggs are well combined.
  • - Add half of the flour and using a spatula, mix until all the flour is combined.
  • - Add in the milk and give this mixture another mix.
  • - Now shift in the remaining flour and baking powder, baking soda and salt into the bowl and fold everything gently until a smooth batter forms
  • - Pour the batter in a greased and lined baking pan and spread the sliced apples on top of the batter.
  • - Sprinkle the sliced almonds on top and bake the cake in a preheated oven for 45-55 minutes at 350 degrees until a knife comes out clean from the center.
  • - Let the cake cool to room temperature and enjoy!


Calories: 196kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 46mg | Sodium: 120mg | Potassium: 158mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 281IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 60mg | Iron: 1mg