Dutch Apple Pie

A light cake but very tasty …. perfect to company your tea or coffee timeDutch Apple Pie


2 eggs

170 g caster sugar

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

6 tablespoons melted butter

70 g  milk

127 g all purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon  ground cinnamon

2 1/4 teaspoons baking powder

2 small or 1 large apples

15 g brown sugar to sprinkle


1. Preheat the oven to 210 degrees C. Line the sides and base of cake pan with parchment paper.

2. Using an electric whisk or hand held mixer, whisk the eggs, caster sugar, and vanilla extract in a large bowl, until the mixture is thick and mousse-like,  this will take about 5 minutes.

3. And then pour into the mixture : butter and milk , whisking continuously. Sift in the flour, cinnamon, and baking powder, and fold carefully into the batter so that there are no lumps of flour. Pour the mixture into the prepared pan, and smooth the surface.

4. Peel the apples, and cut them into thin slices, and then arrange them over the batter. They will sink to the bottom. This is meant to happen! Sprinkle the cake with brown sugar and bake in the oven for 10 minutes. Reduce the oven temperature to 170 degrees c, and bake until well risen and golden brown, about 20 to 25 minutes.