Dutch Apple Cake, without Butter

Dutch Apple Cake  cut

Nordic Hertiage Cake Pan  Nordic Hertiage Cake Pan1

I saw a nice Dutch apple cake and was impressed by a gorgeous Nordic Heritage cake pan.  Finally, I got it from the US to Hong Kong without paying high shipping charges.  Very nice!  Thank you, Justin.  It is made in the USA,  sturdy and the conduction is very good.  I shared the majority with church friends and received wonderful appreciation.  One liked especially ‘no butter’ because she is aging. The sweetness was right.  Ha, I reduced  from 2 cups (450g) to 250g.

Grease every single crevice of your pan. Preheat the oven to 180C.

Dutch Apple Cake front

Toss together the following and set aside:
3 apples – peeled, cored and cut into thin wedges
pinch of salt
juice of one lemon
35g sugar

Then sift together:
360g all-purpose flour
3 teaspoons baking powder

In a large bowl mix:
250g sugar (reduced from 2 cups sugar)
4 eggs
1/2 cup buttermilk
1 apple for making apple sauce
2 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2/3 cup fresh orange juice
Lemon zest

Make apple sauce:
Blend together the apple, orange juice and butter milk to form apple sauce

Dutch Apple Cake slice

Mix the flour and wet ingredients together in a large bowl until just combined.

Mix the batter and apple.  Pour the mixture into a baking pan

Bake for 70 minutes or till a knife inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean.

Wait 5 minutes, then invert pan and cool.

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