Apple cake

6
6
6
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
50 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
35 min
Serves
8
Difficulty
Moderate
Planning a trip to the apple orchard? Feature the best of your bounty in this tasty autumnal cake. Be sure to pick your prettiest, ripest green apple for this recipe. You'll love the taste of the fresh, sliced apples that have been flavored with ground cinnamon and a touch of sugar. It's also incredibly easy to make, requiring just 15 minutes of prep time. The presentation of the fanned-out apples also goes to show that this dessert is perfect to serve as an impressive-looking end to any dinner party or get-together. Also try making this cake with pears if you don't happen to have any apples around.

Ingredients

Cooking spray

1 spray(s)

Egg(s)

2 large

Sugar

½ cup(s)

Fat free skim milk

¼ cup(s)

Light butter

2 Tbsp, melted

Vanilla extract

1 Tbsp

White self-rising flour

1 cup(s), sifted

Cornstarch

1½ Tbsp

Fresh apple(s)

1 large, green, peeled, cored and thinly sliced

Ground cinnamon

1 tsp

Sugar

1 tsp

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400ºF. Coat an 8-inch round cake pan with cooking spray.
  2. Beat eggs and 1/2 cup of sugar in a large bowl with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Stir in milk, melted butter and vanilla extract.
  3. Combine flour and cornstarch and fold into the cake batter. Pour mixture into prepared pan.
  4. Layer apple slices in a circular pattern on top of cake. Combine cinnamon and sugar in a cup and sprinkle over apples. Bake for about 30 to 35 minutes or until a knife or metal skewer comes out clean when inserted. Cut into 8 pieces and serve.