Apple Marzipan Cake

Apple Marzipan Cake

Based on 54 ratings
Juliane Meyer

Juliane Meyer

Contributor

"This apple cake tastes best with fresh apples from the garden or farmer's market. To dial up the marizpan flavor, you can also add an extra 100g / 3.5 oz between the cake batter and the apple layer before it goes in the oven. Delicious!"

Difficulty

Medium 👍

Preparation

35 min

Baking

60 min

Resting

10 min

Ingredients

2Servings
¾
apples
45 g
marzipan
¾ tbsp
lemon juice
50 g
unsalted butter
20 g
raw sugar
¾ tbsp
vanilla sugar
tsp
ground cinnamon
tsp
salt
12½ ml
whole milk
17½ ml
amaretto
1
eggs
62½ g
flour
tsp
baking powder
50 ml
heavy cream
sliced almonds
unsalted butter (for greasing)
flour (for greasing)
MetricImperial

Utensils

oven, paring knife, baking pan, 2 bowls (large), 1 hand mixer with beaters, fine sieve

How-To Videos

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Nutrition per serving

Cal589
Fat43 g
Protein13 g
Carb55 g
  • Step 1/3

    Preheat the oven to 175°C/345°F. Wash and quarter the apples, remove the cores and sprinkle them with lemon juice. Set aside. Grease and flour the baking pan.
    • ¾ apples
    • ¾ tbsp lemon juice
    • unsalted butter (for greasing)
    • flour (for greasing)
    • oven
    • paring knife
    • baking pan

    Preheat the oven to 175°C/345°F. Wash and quarter the apples, remove the cores and sprinkle them with lemon juice. Set aside. Grease and flour the baking pan.

  • Step 2/3

    In a large bowl, beat the butter with cane sugar, half of the vanilla sugar, cinnamon and salt until frothy. Crumble in the marzipan and beat until combined. Crack in the eggs, one by one, and mix well between each addition. Stir in the milk and amaretto at low speed and then add the flour and baking powder. Mix slowly into a smooth batter.
    • 50 g unsalted butter
    • 20 g raw sugar
    • tbsp vanilla sugar
    • tsp salt
    • 45 g marzipan
    • 1 eggs
    • 12½ ml whole milk
    • 17½ ml amaretto
    • 62½ g flour
    • tsp baking powder
    • 1 bowl (large)
    • 1 hand mixer with beaters

    In a large bowl, beat the butter with cane sugar, half of the vanilla sugar, cinnamon and salt until frothy. Crumble in the marzipan and beat until combined. Crack in the eggs, one by one, and mix well between each addition. Stir in the milk and amaretto at low speed and then add the flour and baking powder. Mix slowly into a smooth batter.

  • Step 3/3

    Pour batter into the baking pan. Arrange the apples in concentric circles on top of the batter. Scatter some sliced almonds on top. Bake at 175°C/345°F for approx. 1 hr. Remove and let cool. In a bowl, whip the heavy cream and the remaining vanilla sugar until stiff. Dust the cake with powdered sugar and serve with the vanilla cream. Enjoy!
    • 50 ml heavy cream
    • tbsp vanilla sugar
    • sliced almonds
    • 1 bowl (large)
    • fine sieve

    Pour batter into the baking pan. Arrange the apples in concentric circles on top of the batter. Scatter some sliced almonds on top. Bake at 175°C/345°F for approx. 1 hr. Remove and let cool. In a bowl, whip the heavy cream and the remaining vanilla sugar until stiff. Dust the cake with powdered sugar and serve with the vanilla cream. Enjoy!

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Apple Marzipan Cake

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