The world is rife with recipes for apple cakes, and for good reason: Apples are always available (but never better than when at their peak of season) and come in a variety of tastes and textures, so you can alter the outcome of the cake simply by switching up the type you use. In this recipe, the apples are thinly sliced and left to marinate with sugar, ground cinnamon, and port wine.


2 Reinette apples
3 tablespoons sugar
cinnamon (to taste)
1 1/2 cups port wine
200 grams butter
200 grams sugar
4 eggs
200 grams flour


1Preheat oven to 180°C (approximately 350°F).
2Peel apple, core and thinly slice.
3Place apple slices in a bowl with sugar, generous amount of cinnamon, and Port wine.
4Set aside to marinate.
5For the dough, beat butter until creamy.
6Add sugar and eggs, mixing well between each addition.
7Add the flour.
8Pour batter into a greased and floured small rectangular baking pan.
9Drain apples.
10Firmly press apple slices into dough with rounded edge facing up.
11Bake in preheated oven.
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