Be rest assured that you can never go wrong with cake as your dessert. This cake is subtly spiced, rich and tender and perfect enough for a holiday table. It is one of our recipe exploding with apples. Enjoy with ice cream or salted caramel sauce. Yum!
3 cups all- purpose flour
250 ml vegetable oil
1 tbsp vanilla essence
1 tsp cloves
1 tsp ginger powder
250 g sugar
1 tsp nutmeg powder
4 pcs egg
125 ml apple cider vinegar
3 tsp baking powder
1 tbsp cinnamon
250 g light brown sugar
1 tsp salt
Preheat the oven and generously grease a 9-inch springform pan with baking spray or butter and flour.
Combine the flour, light brown sugar, 200 g of white sugar, ½ teaspoon of nutmeg, 2½ teaspoons of baking powder, ¼ teaspoon of ginger, ¼ teaspoon of cloves(ground) and salt in large mixing bowl and nix thoroughly then set aside.
In a separate bowl, whisk the eggs, vanilla, oil and apple cider until well combined. Gently pour the mixture into the bowl of dry mixture (flour mixture). Using a rubber spatula, fold the batter together until well combined. Set aside.
Wash and peel the apples then cut into thin slices. Combine the slices of apple, cinnamon and 50 g of white sugar in a bowl. Toss continuously until the apples are coated.
Pour half of the batter in the already greased pan and layer with the seasoned slices of apple. Pour the remaining batter and top with the remaining apples. Bake for about 1 hour 30 minutes or until a skewer inserted comes out clean.
Allow the cake to cool for about 20 minutes. Gently run knife around the edges of the pan, loosening edges that may be stuck.
Remove the cake from the pan, slice and serve.
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