12 things: bake cakes

You may remember this cake from last week's tea party.
I reckon a slice of this apple cake a day will keep the blues far far away. And in line with my theory that fruits magically make any cake healthy, this is surely a winner. Or that's what I keep telling myself while stuffing my face anyway.

So here's the recipe, as promised.
 Ingredients
  • 125g butter, chopped
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup self-raising flour
  • 1/2 cup plain flour
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 2 small royal gala apples
 Method
  1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease a 20cm round springform pan. Line base with baking paper. Place butter, sugar and vanilla in a bowl and beat until light and creamy. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating after each addition.
  2. Sift flours over butter mixture. Add milk. Fold until just combined. Spoon into prepared pan. Core and quarter apples. Thinly slice. Arrange apples in 2 circles on batter, pressing down gently.
  3. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean. Stand in pan for 10 minutes. Remove side from pan. Slide cake onto a wire rack to cool.

46 Responses to 12 things: bake cakes

honey my heart said...

the cake looks good! apple on baked goods reminds me of home.

Robots in Trouble said...

wow! can i live with you so i can eat all the yummy goodness you make?!

The Fashion Milkshake said...

OMG this looks so yummy !

When will you be making this for me :)

Love,

Janice
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Antonella C'est moi said...

wow..this is so yummy!!!

Janna said...

I follow you now, 'cause your blog is awesome! Follow me too? <3

By the way, more people have asked for a tutorial, so I'll def make one soon! (:

Wynne Prasetyo said...

this really comes in handy, thanks!



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Gracie said...

Oh that looks soo good. It looks like it would be great as a winter treat too.

Elly @ Caribbean Living said...

I will definitely be trying out this recipe too - Trishie you are gong to make me fat!

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caise said...

looks so yummy

Mica said...

Yum, it looks so good! You're a very talented chef!

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blondebenedicte said...

thanks!

btw, this cake looks great! love it!
yum :)
bisous xxx

Denise said...

I am saving this for the fall when the farmer's market is full of apples!

Diva In Me said...

Dessert definitely keeps the blues away =)
Your apple pie looks yummy!!

rooth said...

Beautiful - can I come to the tea parties that you go to?

tinajo said...

Yum, sounds really good!

Benedetta (Daddy's neatness) said...

Hmm it seems so delicious!!! :D

Kisses,

Benedetta

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Heather said...

Oh, this looks so yummy! And just perfect for a tea party! :D

Beauty Follower said...

Looks delicious!

Pink Ronnie said...

Apple cake!!!! Looks amazing, Trishie. Can I come over for tea?
Ronnie xo

Shelley said...

Looks really good! And it does look pretty healthy too! :)

Miss K said...

Hi Trishie, this looks so tasty! Wish I had only a tenth of your cooking/baking skills. xoxo

Kelsea @ Pink Wonderland said...

Hah, I love your theory on any dessert containing fruit automatically being healthy. Totally legitimate. Looks delicious.

Anita said...

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kathy said...

WOOWOWOWOWOOW!
That looks insanely delicious :D
xxx

Lilli said...

Hi,
We all love apple cake! Although it tastes good, it never looks as exquisite as yours. I think I'll have to try your recipe the nest time.
Thank you for sharing.
Lilli

Marouane B. said...

This dish looks amazing ! Can I take a bite ?

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little t said...

Ha, a slice of apple cake a day is a much better motto! This looks yum, thanks for the recipe, I'll be trying it x

Jasmine of ❤AdamAlexMommy❤ said...

great recipe! looks amazing. :)


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joeycake said...

This looks so good! I'm a sucker for a girly party.

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Yours is lovely--I think we have a lot in common.

:) jolie

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two birds said...

cake is just like breakfast, fruit, milk, eggs...it's totally healthy! this cake sounds delicious!

Miek said...

That will definitely keep the blues away! (at least for me it works :)

Chocolate, Cookies & Candies said...

I'm so pleased to see that the recipe is so short (they don't call me the lazy cook for no reason). I'll try this next week when I've got guests around. Can't wait!

alguien said...

Mmm Delicious!

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Vivid said...

Mmmm <33

tara polly said...

well, YUM!

Katherine McAdoo said...

this looks SO delicious. mmm apples! this will be perfect to make this fall with local apples

M.E said...

I love apple cakes, crumbles and tarts, this looks amazing!


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Louise said...

Good heavens, I'm going to make this sometime this summer. It looks so yummy!!

tea with lucy said...

oooo stop it! i'm trying to sharpen my sugar free focus!

rachel xo

look see said...

Yum! Looks lovely!

Ninon said...

Looks so delicious! The only thing I ever tried were Anzac Biscuits (fortunetaly, they tasted better than they looked :P).
You're very talented. :)

Amy @ My Life and Other Nonsense said...

This recipe looks amazing! Thanks for sharing.

Anna said...

Fruit DOES make any cake instantly healthier..in written in some scientific articles (IM SUREEE of it haha). This cake surely does look delicious so healthy or not, I will be giving this recipe a go. Thanks for sharing.

Anna xo
http://www.lifesshinyprettythings.blogspot.com.au/

Erica said...

Yum! I love pretty much anything with apple in it. I usually just buy premade cake mix when I make cakes, but I should really try to start making them from scratch.