Caramelized apple "moelleux" cake


Caramelized apple "moelleux" cake
The apples in this recipe are caramelized in a mixture of butter and sugar, then cooled before being added to the "moelleux" batter (which makes a soft, moist cake). The result is a delicious cake combining apple and caramel flavours.
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Last modified on: November 7th 2021

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Stage 1 - 3 min.
Caramelized apple "moelleux" cake

The "moelleux" cake batter

Melt 70 g butter on low heat then set aside.

Put 150 g Egg, 190 g caster sugar and 10 g Vanilla sugar into a mixing bowl and mix with a whisk.

Stage 2 - 2 min.
Caramelized apple "moelleux" cake
Add 100 g cream and mix again.

Stage 3 - 3 min.
Caramelized apple "moelleux" cake
Sieve 170 g flour and 3 g baking powder into the mixture.

Stage 4 - 1 min.
Caramelized apple "moelleux" cake
Mix again.

Stage 5 - 2 min.
Caramelized apple "moelleux" cake
Add the melted butter...

Stage 6 - 1 min.
Caramelized apple "moelleux" cake
...and mix one last time.

Your "moelleux" cake batter is ready.

Stage 7 - 15 min.
Caramelized apple "moelleux" cake

The caramelized apples

Peel 800 g apples, cut into segments and remove the core.

Stage 8 - 2 min.
Caramelized apple "moelleux" cake
Melt 30 g butter in a large frying pan on high heat. When good and hot, add 40 g caster sugar.

Stage 9 - 10 min.
Caramelized apple "moelleux" cake
Add the apple pieces and wait until you see the bottom of the pan beginning to brown.

Stage 10
Caramelized apple "moelleux" cake
Stir the apples round...

Stage 11 - 10 min.
Caramelized apple "moelleux" cake
...turning until they are the required colour.

Take off the heat and leave to cool.

Stage 12 - 3 min.
Caramelized apple "moelleux" cake

Assembling the cake

Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C) .

Butter a large loaf tin (or 2 smaller ones like in the photo). Spread a first layer in the tin with a third of the cake batter (a forcing bag is ideal for this, but not essential).

Stage 13 - 4 min.
Caramelized apple "moelleux" cake
Arrange a layer of caramelized apples on top.

Stage 14 - 3 min.
Caramelized apple "moelleux" cake
Top with another third of the batter.

Stage 15 - 4 min.
Caramelized apple "moelleux" cake
Add a second layer of apples.

Stage 16 - 3 min.
Caramelized apple "moelleux" cake
Finish with the final third of batter.

Stage 17 - 50 min.
Caramelized apple "moelleux" cake
Bake for about 50 minutes.

Stage 18
Caramelized apple "moelleux" cake
Serve cold or warm.
Remarks
If you like, you can flambé the apples in Calvados or rum at the end of stage 11.

For a hint of lemon flavour, add the zest of a lemon in stage 6.
Keeping
1 or 2 days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
Source
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
3,225 Kcal or 13,502 Kj40 gr505 gr134 gr
161 %15 %48 %20 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
206 Kcal or 862 Kj3 gr32 gr9 gr
10 %1 %3 %1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Milk, Egg, Gluten
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This recipe uses (among others)
AppleApple: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Autumn apple and plum crumble pie, Comtoise apple charlotte, Apple and almond gratin, Windfall apple jelly, Tarte Normande, ... All
Caster sugarCaster sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Apple paste, Crêpes Suzette, French Family Cake, Crème caramel, Far Normandy-Brittany, ... All
FlourFlour: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Coconut tuiles, Doughnuts, Cantucci di Prato, Carbonnade, Wiener Schnitzel, ... All
EggEgg: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Mascarpone fondant with two lemons, Pear and chocolate tart with a hint of mint, Fried egg in bread, Caramel rice pudding, Apple Batter Puddings, ... All
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