Easy Fresh Apple Cake Recipe – More Apples Than Dough

Welcome to my recipe post where you will learn how to make this easy fresh apple cake recipe with my secret’ topping. It will take this apple cake to the next level of delicious goodness. Pinky promise!

This beautiful homemade apple cake made with lots of fresh apples is so moist and aromatic that you will instantly fall in love with it.

And thanks to our topping, the crust is slightly crunchy with an irresistible buttery flavor to it.

I have to apologize in advance for not having more pictures but I just forgot to take them. But do not worry. here is my step-by-step video tutorial, just in case you are not too sure about certain steps.

apple cake drizzled with brown butter
Drizzle the apple cake with the brown butter

For this fresh apple cake recipe, I am using five medium-sized apples from our apple tree. It won’t get fresher than this.

Related recipes: Apple Cake with Fresh Apples and Authentic German Apple Cake.

Simply peel the apples and cut them into very thin slices. Put them into a large bowl and drizzle with lemon juice and cinnamon sugar.

Making the batter is pretty straightforward too. You’ll need 2 eggs, melted butter, flour, baking powder, and milk. And please, don’t forget the vanilla extract. It tastes so much better.

easy fresh apple cake recipe

But what really makes this apple cake so special is the topping consisting of brown butter and a sprinkle of cinnamon sugar. You put it on just before the cake is cooked through.

That way, the butter, and sugar can form a perfect crust in the hot oven.

apple cake cut
you can see the beautiful layers of apple slices

We do love to enjoy this amazingly easy-to-make apple pie with a dollop of cream and some vanilla ice cream. To me, it is the perfect dessert or a special treat for afternoon tea.

freshly cut apple cake

Without further ado, let’s get right to the recipe. By the way, you don’t need to have a hand mixer to put this easy recipe together.

I just used a whisk and it was done in no time at all.

Easy Fresh Apple Cake Recipe – More Apples Than Dough

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