Apple Cake

Torta di Mele

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in
Italian Regional Cookery

By Valentina Harris

Published 1990

  • About

From the glorious city of Ferrara comes this wonderfully simple and delicious apple cake, an absolute must for a tea-time treat The apple remains juicy and slightly chewy in contrast to the sponginess of the cake.


  • 2 large eggs
  • 5 oz (150 g) caster sugar


Pre-heat the oven to gas mark 4, 350°F (180°C).

Beat the eggs until light and fluffy, adding the sugar gradually, then fold in the flour, milk, lemon rind and baking powder. The mixture should be quite runny. Butter a 10