Apple Cinnamon Butter Cake

Apple Cinnamon Butter Cake

3 hrs 30 mins total time

30 mins active time


Serves 8



  • 1½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ½ cup unsalted butter

    softened, plus 1 tablespoon, melted, for brushing

  • ½ cup sugar

    plus 2 teaspoons for topping

  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • ¾ cup milk
  • 1 medium green apple

    cored, peeled, thinly sliced

  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • Whipped cream

    for serving


  • 1Sift together flour and baking powder. Set aside.
  • 2Using an electric mixer, beat butter, sugar and vanilla until pale and fluffy. With mixer running, add eggs one at a time.
  • 3Using a rubber spatula, fold flour mixture into batter in 3 batches, alternating milk.
  • 4Line the bottom and sides of an 8-inch round cake pan with parchment paper and grease lightly with cooking spray.
  • 5Spread batter into prepared pan. Top with apple slices, overlapping them slightly. Brush with 1 tablespoon melted butter. Stir together cinnamon and 2 teaspoons sugar and sprinkle over apple.
  • 6Place trivet on turntable, press OVEN and set to 350°F for 50 minutes. Press START to begin preheating. When preheat has completed, place pan on trivet and press START to begin cooking.
  • 7Cool cake in pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto wire rack to cool completely. Serve with whipped cream.

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