Sunday, 14 October 2012

Apple Cake

An Incredibly moist and light cake! Inspired by Australian sweetheart of classic cooking Maggie Beer! Do check her site for amazing recipes.


Poached Apples

250g apples peeled and chopped
1 tspn Olive Oil
1 cup lime juice

Cake mixture

3 eggs separated
125g caster sugar half now, half later
1/2 cup plain flour
1/2 tspn baking powder
1/4 cup Olive Oil
1/4 cup poaching liquid that has cooled down


  • Preheat oven to 180 c .In a bowl beat, three egg yolks with half the sugar until mixture is pale.
  • In a separate bowl whisk the three egg whites and the remaining sugar until they form soft peaks. 
  • Back to the egg yolks bowl, sift in flour and baking powder.
  •  Add (cooled) poaching liquid and Extra Virgin Olive Oil.Slowly fold in whisked egg whites (1/3 at a time) until all is combined. 
  • Pour combined mixture over the apples that have already been placed in buttered dish.
  • Bake in 180 C oven for 20-25 minutes. 
  • It rises a little like a soufflĂ© and falls back again. Dust with icing sugar (optional).Enjoy!

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