apple crumble cake

apple crumble cake

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Vanilla sponge cake gets a decadent fruity makeover with this caramel apple crumble cake.

  • 1 hr 20 mins
  • 12
  • Difficult

INGREDIENTS

FOR THE CAKE 

  • 125g soft butter
  • 180ml brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 60ml sunflower oil
  • 15ml vanilla essence
  • 375ml cake flour
  • 3ml bicarbonate of soda
  • 3ml baking powder
  • pinch salt

FOR THE FILLING

  • 230g cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 60ml sugar
  • 10ml vanilla essence
  • 10ml ground cinnamon
  • 375ml apples, diced
  • 125ml raisins

FOR THE CRUMBLE 

  • 100g cold butter
  • 125ml cake flour
  • 5ml ground cinnamon
  • 3ml baking powder
  • pinch salt
  • 250ml sugar

 

  • custard, to serve

METHOD

  1. For the cake, preheat oven to 180°C. Line a 20cm cake tin with baking paper. Beat the butter and sugar
    until creamy. Beat in the egg, oil and vanilla and mix until combined.
  2. Sift over the flour, bicarb, baking powder and salt and fold in until combined. Spread into the prepared pan.
  3. For the filling, beat together all the ingredients and spread over the cake batter.
  4. For the crumble, rub the butter into the flour until it resembles breadcrumbs. Mix through the remaining ingredients. Spoon over the apple mixture. Bake for about 50 minutes or until the topping has browned. Serve warm or at room temperature with custard.

FEATURE: MARGIE ELS-BURGER ASSISTED BY NOMVUSELELO MNCUBE PHOTOS: DYLAN SWART

Magazine issue date: July, 2018


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