Saturday, 31 March 2012

◦● an apple a day

there's a bit of a buzz for Scandinavian recipes 
at the moment
maybe it's the rise of Danish tv thrillers and
Swedish design classics?
I do know that this Norwegian cake is a winner!

{norwegian apple cake}

you will need ....

125g melted butter
2 eggs
2 tablespoons of milk
127g caster sugar +
3 tablespoons of vanilla sugar
{or 130g caster sugar + 1tsp vanilla extract}
125g plain flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp ground cinnamon
half tsp ground cardamom
2 or 3 eating apples {I used Cox's}
a few spoons of demerara for sprinkling

preheat the oven to 180c/ gas 4
line and grease an 8inch springform cake tin
in a large bowl cream together the melted butter 
and caster sugar until light
add the eggs one at a time, mixing well
stir in vanilla extract or vanilla sugar,
cinnamon and cardamom
stir in the flour, baking powder and milk
mix gently until combined then
pour into the prepared tin
core and halve each apple then slice
and place on the top of the cake!
sprinkle with demerara and bake for 
30 ~ 35 minutes, testing for doneness

best eaten at slightly warm or room temperature
mine didn't last long enough for me to
take a photo for you!

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