This great cake has a ton of apples and a modest amount of sugar. Let the apples sweeten up the cake for you! This is so good. Don't add cinnamon, it wouldn't be French.



Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Butter a 9-inch springform pan.

  • Combine sugar, eggs, and vanilla extract in a bowl; beat with an electric mixer until smooth. Mix in rum. Mix in 1/2 of the butter.

  • Combine flour, baking powder, and salt together in a separate bowl. Add 1/2 of the flour mixture to the egg mixture; mix well. Mix in remaining butter and flour. Fold in apples.

  • Scrape batter into the prepared pan. Smooth the top gently.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until top is golden brown and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, 50 to 60 minutes.

Cook's Note:

You can use a mixture of any apples of your choice. If you use Granny Smith apples, they are tart so you may need more sugar.

Nutrition Facts

258 calories; 10.1 g total fat; 69 mg cholesterol; 145 mg sodium. 36.7 g carbohydrates; 3 g protein; Full Nutrition