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Creamy Apple Cake

Creamy Apple Tart

How to make the perfect autumn cake: Creamy Apple Tart!

Course Cake
Cuisine International
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Author Manuela Zangara


  • 75 gms – 2/3 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 4 apples
  • 1 egg
  • 2 yolks
  • 160 gms – ¾ cup + ½ tbsp sugar
  • 1 lemon zest grated
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 120 ml – ½ cup milk
  • 100 gms – 7 tbsp butter melted and at room temperature
  • 2 tbsp apricot jam + 1 tbsp water


  1. Sift the flour and baking powder together in a bowl and keep aside.
  2. Beat the egg, egg yolks and sugar in an electric mixer until pale.
  3. Add the vanilla extract and lemon zest and keep beating.
  4. Add the melted butter (at room temperature) and milk and keep beating.
  5. Add the sifted flour and baking powder mix and beat until combined.
  6. Cut the apples into quarters and then thinly slice them (about 3 mm thick).
  7. Delicately add the sliced apples to the cake batter making sure they are completely coated.
  8. Grease and flour your tart tin and add the apple and batter mix to it.
  9. Bake in a pre heated oven at 180°C – 355°F for about 50 minutes.
  10. When the cake is ready, let it cool down, then remove it from the tin.
  11. In the meantime, heat up the water and apricot jam and mix them together until combined.
  12. Brush the top of the cake with the warm apricot jam mixture to make it nice and shiny.
  13. Slice it and enjoy at room temperature!