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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44 min.1 hour 12 min.1 hour 56 min.
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Stage 1 - 3 min.
Caramelized apple "moelleux" cake : Photo of step #1

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.
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Add 100 g cream and mix again.

Stage 3 - 3 min.
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Sieve 170 g flour and 3 g baking powder into the mixture.

Stage 4 - 1 min.
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Mix again.

Stage 5 - 2 min.
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Add the melted butter...

Stage 6 - 1 min.
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...and mix one last time.

Your "moelleux" cake batter is ready.

Stage 7 - 15 min.
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The caramelized apples

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

Stage 8 - 2 min.
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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.
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Add the apple pieces and wait until you see the bottom of the pan beginning to brown.

Stage 10
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Stir the apples round...

Stage 11 - 10 min.
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...turning until they are the required colour.

Take off the heat and leave to cool.

Stage 12 - 3 min.
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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.
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Arrange a layer of caramelized apples on top.

Stage 14 - 3 min.
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Top with another third of the batter.

Stage 15 - 4 min.
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Add a second layer of apples.

Stage 16 - 3 min.
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Finish with the final third of batter.

Stage 17 - 50 min.
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Bake for about 50 minutes.

Stage 18
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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.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
3,194 Kcal or 13,373 Kj40 gr464 gr134 gr
160 %15 %44 %20 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
204 Kcal or 854 Kj3 gr30 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).
How much will it cost?
  • For : 3.39 €

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Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
AppleApple: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Baked apples from St Aubin le Vertueux, Apple Batter Puddings, Apple and almond gratin, Stewed apple (compote), Caramelized apple and walnut cake, ... All
Caster sugarCaster sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Clear strawberry juice, Sushi, Tatin apple diplomat tart, Apple Pie, Pistachio confectioner's custard, ... All
FlourFlour: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Caramelized apple and walnut cake, Sandwich bread, Chocolate madeleines, Fillet of beef in a rosemary crust, Naan, ... All
EggEgg: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Baked eggs with chicken and spinach, Madeleines, Almond mug cake for Mary, Croque-monsieur complet, Gâteau Basque , ... All
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