German Sunken Apple Cake

This cake is perfect for the season, and can be modified to all the fruits that are available. 

DESSERT - 8 PIECES - 80 MIN - EASY

German Sunken Apple Cake

Ingredients

  • 200g of soft butter

  • 150g of sugar

  • 3 large eggs

  • 150g of flour

  • 50g of cornstarch (Maizena)

  • 1.5 tsp of backing powder

  • 450g of apples

  • Oil for the baking mold (use a round one, 28cm in diameter)

  • Powdered sugar for topping

How to make the cake

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. And grease the baking mold.

  2. Stir soft butter and sugar with a hand mixer until it is thick and foamy. Gradually stir in the eggs.

  3. Mix flour, cornstarch and backing powder gently into the dough.

  4. Fill the dough into the baking mold.

  5. Peel the apples and cut into thin slices.

  6. Place the apples slices on top of the dough and press them lightly.

  7. Bake in the middle of the oven for about 35 minutes.

  8. Remove from the mold and let cool for a bit. Then dust with powdered sugar and EAT!

Remember to tag your own creations with #eatgrim and #cookinggrim on Instagram and follow us @eatgrim.

Recipe by Carolin Schiemer

Want to make delicious recipes like this at home?

All of our recipes are created with inspiration from our Eat Grim-boxes. If you are interested in starting your own subscription, and getting fruit & veg delivered straight to your door, then see our different boxes below.

Our Eat Grim-boxes

Mixy-box

Available in three sizes, with options fitting everything from singles to larger families.

Filled with a variety of organic fruits and vegetables, and comes with curated recipes, so you'll never be lacking inspiration in the kitchen.

Read more

Fruity-box

Available in one size, and perfect for those who love fruits and healthy snacking.

The box is filled with organic fruits, has at least 4+ kg of produce, with 4-5 types of fruits, fitting households of between 2 - 4 people.

Read more

Family-box

Avilable in one size, and perfect for families with young kids or teens.

This box contains a good mix of classic and well-known fruits and vegetables, which are easy to cook with. You get 8-10 kg of produce, and 11+ types of different fruit and veg.

Read more