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Aurelia's Apple Cake

Ingredients

  • 6 tbs unsalted butter
  • 4 whole eggs
  • 2 tbs sour cream or plain yogurt
  • 1.5-2 cups all purpose flour
  • 4-5 medium apples (granny smith)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 4 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp powdered sugar for topping
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tbsp sparkling water
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • ½ tsp lemon zest

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit or 180 degrees Celsius

  2. Melt butter, but be careful not to burn it. Cool it off for about 5-10 minutes.

    melted butter
  3. In the meatime, peal and cut the apples into thin slices and sprinkle them with some lemon juice. Set the apples aside.

    pealed apples
  4. In a seperate bowl, add eggs, sour cream, sugar, and mix them all together with a spoon.

    eggs and sour cream
  5. Add the melted butter, vanilla, lemon zest, and continue mixing.

    lemon zest
  6. Add a table spoon of sparkling water and mix.

    sparkling water
  7. Measure about two cups of flour, and add two tea spoons of baking powder to the flour with a pinch of salt. Mix it well together and then pour into the bowl with the other ingredients.

    adding flour
  8. Mix all the ingredients together with a spoon.

    mixing the batter
  9. Add half of the apples and mix them into the batter, gently.

  10. Pour out the batter onto a greased and lightly breaded round baking dish.

    baking dish
  11. Place the other half of the apples on top of the batter.

    apples
  12. Bake for 40-45 minutes until golden.

  13. Cool it off for about 10 minutes, sprinkle some powdered sugar on top, and Enjoy!

    apple cake