Rustic Apple Cake Rustic Apple Cake

Image: Jeff Coulson | Food Styling: Nicole Young | Prop Styling: Madeleine Johari

There is just enough batter to hold the apples together in this French-style apple cake. Use any baking apple you like; just make sure it can hold its shape when baked.

  • Portion size 12 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine



Peel, quarter and core apples; slice crosswise into scant 1/8 -inch (3 mm) thick slices. Set aside.

In large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, lemon zest and salt.

Whisk together milk, eggs, butter and vanilla; pour over dry ingredients and stir gently to combine. Fold in apples. Pour into greased and parchment paper–lined 9-inch (2.5 L) springform pan.

Bake in 425°F (220°C) oven until top is puffed, golden and firm to the touch, about 40 minutes. Run knife around edge of cake; let cool in pan on rack for 10 minutes. Release from pan; let cool completely. Dust with icing sugar just before serving.

Nutritional facts per each of 12 servings: about

  • Fibre 1 g
  • Sodium 150 mg
  • Sugars 13 g
  • Protein 2 g
  • Calories 105.0
  • Total fat 3 g
  • Potassium 80 mg
  • Cholesterol 36 mg
  • Saturated fat 2 g
  • Total carbohydrate 18 g


  • Iron 4.0
  • Folate 5.0
  • Calcium 5.0
  • Vitamin A 4.0
  • Vitamin C 3.0
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Rustic Apple Cake