How to prepare the real Italian food of the traditional Apple Pie or “Torta di Mele”
This easy Apple Cake is a perfect fit for every occasion: a delicious breakfast, office break, afternoon tea with the kids and in the evening for that funny after dinner cravings 🙂 better if accompanied by a spoonful of wondeful custard, lets do things properly! Enjoy with the ones you LOVE…
- 200 grams of Sugar
- 200 grams of Flour 00
- 100 grams of Butter
- 4 Eggs
- 1 grated Lemon peel
- juice of one Lemon
- 8 Apples (we like Fuji)
- 25 grams of Pine Nuts
- 4 tablespoons of Raisins
- 1 baking powder
- Cinnamon as you prefer
- Cut 6 apples in small chunks and 2 apples into slices. Place in a bowl apples diced marinated with 2 tablespoons of sugar, the juice lemon, cinnamon, raisins and pine-nuts.
- In a bowl beat the eggs with the sugar until frothy, add the butter previously melted in a double boiler (or microwave) and the flour, continue beating for about 3 minutes.
- Combine the mixture of apples in chunks and finally the yeast dissolved in a little milk.
- Pour the mixture into a cake pan 28 cm in diameter greased and floured, cover the dough with apples sliced in circles.
- Bake 35 minutes at 180°.
Posted by Nicoletta and Tiziana
The Real Italian Food. Buon Appetito!