Torta di Mele
For one of the best apple cakes, you'll ever have try my Torta de Mele! An apple butter cake will go perfectly with every meal or just as a snack!
- ½ cup unsalted butter
- 3 large apples cut into slices
- 2/3 cup flour
- ½ tsp baking powder
- ½ tsp salt
- 2 large whole eggs plus 1 egg yolk
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- ½ tsp grated lemon zest
- 1 tbsp powdered sugar to dust
preheat oven to 375, butter a 9” round cake pan
In a large frying pan over low heat, melt the butter, reserve 6 tbs for later. Add the
apple slices and cook until tender, about 10 minutes.
In a small bowl mix together flour, salt and baking powder. In a large bowl beat the whole eggs and egg yolks until blended. Add the butter, sugar, vanilla and lemon zest.
Stir in flour and apples. Spoon into prepared pan, smoothing the top.
Bake until cake is browned, 30-35 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool in pan for
minutes. Invert cake onto plate to remove the pan and then invert again and return to rack to cool completely.
Before serving dust with 10x sugar
Calories: 243kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 77mg | Sodium: 165mg | Potassium: 92mg | Sugar: 30g | Vitamin A: 445IU | Vitamin C: 2.1mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 0.3mg