French Apple Cake Recipe

October 30, 2012

Hello decor8 readers! It’s me Emilie again. Twice in one day, it’s a treat for me but a bigger treat for you because I have a delicious recipe to share from my father that I told you about last month… So many of you (nearly 100!) wrote in requesting it so here is the recipe for apple cake from our French kitchen here in Paris.

French Apple Cake Recipe

This is your list from the grocery store, you will need:

2 eggs
3 apples
100 grams of sugar
100 grams of flour
15 cubes of sugar
50 grams butter
50 grams of oil
1 packet of yeast

In a mold, place 15 cubes of sugar. Put this dish over a fire, and let the sugar melt to form a caramel. Be careful – it is hot! Turn the mold so that the caramel spreads well. Peel and cut the apples into chunks, put them in the mold. Mix all other ingredients and arrange on apples. Bake at 180 ° C for 35 to 40 minutes.

That’s it!

French Apple Cake Recipe

French Apple Cake Recipe


(images: emilie griottes)


  • Reply CASA E COSE October 30, 2012 at 2:43 pm

    oh sounds so yummi with vanilla cream sause on the side…yes!

  • Reply Julia October 30, 2012 at 3:06 pm

    This recipe seems really good! And your pictures are beautiful, as usual… ;-)

  • Reply guada October 30, 2012 at 3:17 pm

    Emilie thanks you for sharing! I was one of the requesters!!!!!
    One doubt is how much yeast does your package weights? could we replace it by baking powder?
    thanks a lot

  • Reply María October 30, 2012 at 3:24 pm

    I love it!!

  • Reply Yelle October 30, 2012 at 3:37 pm

    Looks absolutely scrumptious!

  • Reply Suze October 30, 2012 at 3:50 pm

    Thank you! I can’t wait to try it!

  • Reply Andreia October 30, 2012 at 4:52 pm

    I’ll try it for sure!

  • Reply bethania October 30, 2012 at 8:14 pm

    yummy, yes. Please let’s know the kind and amount of yeast. The only yeast in package I know is for the bread. Which kind are you using? Thank you.

  • Reply tina October 31, 2012 at 12:37 am

    looks so tasty! i will try this cake

  • Reply anastasia October 31, 2012 at 1:10 am

    this looks delicious and very indlugent…yum!

  • Reply Jenni November 7, 2012 at 11:01 pm

    I think I got a date with an apple cake this weekend. :-) Thanks for sharing.

  • Reply Cake Tin December 19, 2012 at 11:24 am

    It looks delicious! I’d quite like to know how much yeast as I’ve never put it into a dessert before and wouldn’t want to over do it! :-) I’m guessing a small 10g packet? Is it the same as the yeast used in bread?

  • Reply Gabriela February 12, 2013 at 8:53 pm


    I must make this cake. It looks delicious!


  • Reply Houda April 17, 2013 at 11:26 am

    Thank you for sharing this, i will try it, it looks yummy.

  • Reply Linda`Deal January 13, 2014 at 12:41 am

    I do not see a response regarding the amount or size of yeast package even though three people have inquired? Please provide weight of yeast packet.

  • Reply Mia May 14, 2014 at 8:56 pm

    That was one great cake Emilie.
    I can recommend serving it with vanilla ice on the top… Wauuuw is all i can say.. :-)

  • Reply Christian Rasmussen April 26, 2015 at 11:14 pm

    It looks delicious that applecake. Here in Denmark we have a proud tradition of making apple pies and apple cakes.
    Sometimes we just use breadcrumbs, whipped cream and mushy apples.

    Best regards

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