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Apple Cinnamon Cake


For the cake:

  • 1¼ cup sugar
  • 100 gm butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 250 gm low fat cream cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 1½ cup cake flour
  • 1½ tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 100 gm walnuts
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 apples, peeled and chopped

For the custard cream:

  • 250 ml milk
  • 1/3 of a lemon zest, grated
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 40 gm castor sugar
  • ½ tbsp cake flour
  • ½ tbsp corn starch
  • 100 ml whipping cream
  • 10 gm icing sugar
  • small quantity of Kirsch


Preparing the cake:

Pre-heat oven to 175°C.
Beat 1 cup sugar, butter, vanilla & cream cheese at medium speed in the Bosch MUM86R1 Kitchen Machine for about 4 minutes.
Add eggs one at a time.
Combine flour, baking powder and salt. Sift through.
Add flour mixture to creamed mixture and beat at low speed until blended.
Combine ¼ cup sugar with cinnamon. Mix 2 tbsp cinnamon mixture and apple in bowl and stir apple mixture into batter.
Pour batter into pan lined with parchment paper. Place walnuts on batter and sprinkle remaining cinnamon mixture on top.
Bake at 175° for 1 hour. Cover with aluminium foil after 20 minutes to prevent over-browning. Cool cake on rack.

Preparing the custard cream:

Boil the milk and grated lemon zest.
Beat egg yolks and castor sugar till white.
Sieve cake flour and corn starch together. Divide into 7 portions and add each portion at a time into the whisked egg and sugar mixture. Mix well.
Slowly add the milk into the egg mixture. Whisk to combine.
Cook the custard over a double boiler and whisk constantly. Wrap and cool the mixture in the fridge.
Whisk whipping cream and icing sugar till soft peaks form.
Combine Kirsch with the whipped cream and custard mixture.
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