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French apple and almond cake, the easiest cake to make to have something sweet on the table

7 January, 2024
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French apple and almond cake, the easiest cake to make to have something sweet on the table

Apple pie, in all its versions, is a classic that will never go out of style, since it is usually liked by everyone. Today we bring you a French apple tart that, in addition to being delicious, is prepared in no time and in a very simple way.

Simple french apple and almond cake

So it is a perfect option in case the phone rings saying that they are coming to visit us, since for a cake prepared in the oven, its preparation is quick and means that we can present something as a snack in a fairly simple way.

Unlike other apple pies where the fruit is intermixed with the dough or only on its surface, this French apple pie has a central layer with a lot of fruit, which gives it extra juiciness.

French apple and almond cake recipe

We encourage you to prepare it and enjoy this classic of French pastries.


For 6 people

     Natural yogurt 150 ml

     Egg size L 3

     Butter 170 g

     Vanilla extract, 1 teaspoon

     Sugar 150g

     Apple 6

     Wheat flour 200 g

     Baking Powder Royal 8 g

     Baking soda, half a teaspoon

     Laminated almonds 60 g

     Icing sugar 30 g

How to make French apple and almond cake

Difficulty: Easy

Easy french apple and almond cake

     Total time 1h 10m

     Preparation 20 m

     Cooking 50 m

We will start by peeling, coring and cutting the apples into quarters. Once in quarters we cut them into thin slices. We reserve.

We preheat the oven to 180º Celsius with heat up and down.

Best french apple and almond cake

In a bowl, beat the butter at room temperature along with the sugar with a whisk or a whisk until the mixture is light and fluffy. Add the eggs and vanilla and continue beating for three more minutes.

We add the yogurt to the mixture and combine with a silicone spatula. On the other hand, in another bowl we mix the flour, Baking Powder Royal and baking soda, sifting it later with a strainer and mixing it with the wet ingredients.

French apple cake

We grease a round cake mold about 25 centimeters in diameter with a little butter, line the base with baking paper and pour half of the dough mixture. We spread it with a spatula and place the apple slices unordered, leaving some for decoration.

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We pour the rest of the dough on top, covering the apples, and decorate to taste with the reserved fruit slices and the sliced almonds or granulated almonds. Bake for 50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean.

French apple cake recipe

Remove from the oven and let cool before unmolding the cake. Once cool, sprinkle with icing sugar for decoration.

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