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Apple Almond Cake

A deliciously simple and humble old-fashioned almond cake lined with apple slices.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American, Chinese
Keyword almond, apple, cake, dessert
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings 12 slices
Calories 196kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup - All purpose flour
  • cup - Whole almonds or almond flour
  • ½ cup - Light brown sugar or caster sugar
  • 1/4 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

Instructions

  • - 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!

Nutrition

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