With the happy abundance of crispy, tart apples, there's no shortage of stupendously scrumptious ways you can harvest your apples and put them to work for you. One of our classic Italian favorites: a tender, aromatic apple cake just waiting to be snapped up with a cup of steaming tea.
Although, why wait for tea? Get cracking on making this heavenly apple cake recipe now and use it perfectly as a snacking cake throughtout your day. With a modest amount of sugar, and packing in a wallop of tasty seasonal apples, you'll be rewarded by your cooking efforts with a cake that doesn't go overboard on processed sugar, but knocks it out of the park with flavor and wafting appley scents.
Perfect for those who aren't overly-sweet sweet-tooths, we see you! Also an amazing dessert and snack recipe for your smaller kitchen helpers - get those kiddos to work helping you mix up your tempting Tuscan apple cake and watch them devour the literal fruits of their labor once your apple cake has cooled. A most rewarding apple recipe on all fronts!
for 8 servings
Take two bowls, in one put the flour and baking powder, stir and set aside, in the other put the eggs and sugar and beat with a whisk, then add the softened butter (or liquefied) and milk, stirring.
Once you have obtained a homogeneous mixture, add a little at a time the mixture of flour and yeast, mixing well with a whisk.
Take the apples and remove the cores, peel them and cut them into wedges, then cut them into slices a couple of mm thick. (Alternatively you can cut the apples into cubes).
Sprinkle the sliced apples with a little cinnamon powder and add to the mixture stirring with a spoon.
Place everything inside a circular mold of 24 - 26 cm in diameter that you have first buttered and floured or lined with baking paper. Level everything with a spoon.
Bake at 180° C for about 30 minutes. Check the cooking with a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake and extracting it, it must be dry.
Remove from the oven and allow to cool. Remove the cake from the mold and place it on a cake plate, dust lightly with powdered sugar and serve.