Apple Cake

A wonderful cake, with just the right hint of spice, to have with a hot cup of tea or coffee.

Apple Cake

A simple cake with light spice, lemon flavours and a layer of baked-in applesauce. Top with whipped cream or lemon sauce for a real afternoon delight!

Serves: 12

Time: 55 minutes


  • 3 cups sifted flour
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 lemon, zest grated
  • 1 3/4 cups apple sauces
  • 1/ 2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 ground clove



Preheat oven to 175ºC and grease a baking pan. Mix flour, sugar, and salt together in a bowl.

Beat in egg yolks, butter, and lemon zest until batter is thoroughly mixed. Mix applesauce, cinnamon, and cloves together in a small bowl. Press half the batter into the prepared baking pan; spread applesauce mixture over batter in a layer. Top with remaining batter.

Bake in the preheated oven until cake is browned, 40 to 45 minutes.


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