Dutch Apple Cake


Dough ingredients

  • 2 cups
    all-purpose flour
  • 3 tsp
    baking powder
  • ½ tsp
  • ¼ cup
  • 4 tbsp
    vegetable shortening
  • ¼ cup
    apple sauce
  • cup
    almond milk

Filling ingredients

  • 3-4

Topping ingredients

  • 2 tbsp
  • 1 tsp


  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.

  2. Grease a 8x8 in baking tin.

  3. Mix the flour, baking powder, salt and sugar together in a bowl. Add the shortening, applesauce and almond milk. Mix until all ingredients have combined to form a dough.

  4. Spread the mixture into the prepared tin.

  5. Peel, core and slice the apples into wedges.
  6. Push them deep into the dough with the skin side up.
  7. Mix the sugar with the cinnamon and sprinkle on top.
  8. Bake for 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean. Let cool slightly before serving.

Courses: Dessert
Cuisines: Dutch
Cooking time: 30-45 minutes
Preparation method: baking
Type of dish: cake
Campaigns: VeggieChallenge

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