That’s the beauty of cooking Julie Ann, you mix, match, change and experiment, both sweet and savory.The things you like, you repeat, the ones you don’t, you keep changing until you do. Thank you . I’m thinking about serving this for Easter breakfast!!!! Added a bit more dark rum plus a little more flour just because I really wanted that rum taste to be prominent and it was incredible. It bears a signature crackly top that makes it even more unique, all while letting the apples shine beautifully. Made this cake for a bbq. I will be making it with Apple juice rather than rum . Made this for my apple loving husband’s birthday! If you like rum, you’ll love it! And I see online that it’s a 1:1 replacement. Baked for about 47 minutes. This cake is delicious! I used orange zest and juice instead of rum as I didn’t have any and it came out perfectly. I made this and it was so good, I had to limit myself. Glad you enjoyed it! Many thanks. I was just wondering if I could make this recipe but bake it in a bundt cake pan instead. The cake was delicious but quite moist on day one. Hope that helps! I made a double batch of this, and only used half of the rum called for, just in case I had made a mistake in subbing. Made this wonderful cake yesterday and it was amazing!!! I will be making this recipe again and again! It is delicious. Does the alcohol in the rum bake off? Bought airplane bottle of spiced rum at state store. I am not easy to please, so when I say it’s good, believe me, IT’S GOOD. I would like to make this cake, can it be made in an 8″ round springform? I made the cake yesterday and I have to say it was AMAZING!!! Loved it!! If you have not tried this cake, please do it. Thank you so much for sharing. I have made this numerous times and it’s always delicious! My only quibble with the recipe is that the cake is baked in 25 (max 28 minutes) minutes in my oven. I am so enjoying your recipes which always come out great despite their relative simplicity ! It is so delicious and incredibly easy to make. I baked mine in a 9inch springform pan as suggested, but I would probably use a smaller one next time, as the cake was rather thin (thinner than the pictures). ); also I like to dust some powdered sugar on top. Could you please be more specific as to why you felt this was the worst cake? I used two apples but I’ll be sure to measure the apples to 4 cups as you mentioned in a previous post. It’s not a typical dense cake and with a dollop of cream, makes for a delicious dessert or morning tea cake. So easy, quick, and a pretty presentation. All the things that I know should go nicely with this cake simply aren’t needed in my opinion. Thanks. The rum really adds depth of flavor. It’s so simple to make, but tastes so sophisticated. How to make this Classic French Apple Cake The recipe begins by selecting your apple variety for this cake: choose apples well-suited for baking such as Fiji, Honeycrisp, Mutsu, Jonagold or Braeburn. It is a simple, honest and timeless recipe that I think all French lovers should have in their repertoire. I will probably try an 8″ x 8″ pan in the future. My husband and I loved this cake. Followed the recipe exactly as written I only had Gala apples so I tossed them with a bit of fresh lemon juice. Next time, I will use less too! Absolutely fantastic! , This is the first recipe I made from your blog, and it is so good that I quickly turned into a fan of your blog. After making some stuffed tarts I had a lot left over. I sift powdered sugar over the cooled cake to serve. This was perfection! I made this today and it looks, smells, and tastes delicious. To learn more, click here. I’m also tempted to try and use Irish cream! Thank you thank you – will definitely make this again. Try it you’ll love it. Would canned pears work in this recipe? Long story short, we were back to the house with probably a good 10 lbs of hail battered crimson crisp. To finish off, you sprinkle some sugar on top of the batter, which will create that signature crackly cake top that makes this cake so unique. Hope you enjoy! Thank you so much for this recipe. Glad you like it! I actually used three apples instead of two (per request), with some extra flour and butter, plus three small eggs (versus 2 large, since I don’t have large) to try to make sure it could handle the extra apple. Avec de la cannelle et des noix, il doit etre tres bon aussi! It was incredible with the whisky. Hi Randi, I wouldn’t substitute vanilla for the rum, but you can replace it with apple juice or apple cider. It doesn’t need the rum but if you want more depth, definitely add it. Excellent recipe, the cake was light and fluffy and the rum was a welcome addition. I would definitely make this again. ❤️. I really enjoyed this recipe. Can i use them? I prefer not putting the powdered sugar on the whole cake after it’s cooled because it always melts so instead I wait and sprinkle it on one piece at a time just before serving. I did share it with a good friend, and she loved it. I looked at the metric measurements but they look right to me. Is it best to be stored at room temperature until serving? So easy and so delicious! Mine is in the oven. As of now, I don’t have a proven recipe of my own for apple cider donuts – I’m sorry! Since I like lot’s of fruit in my cakes, I used 3 cups of chopped apples for this recipe. Got requests for the recipe. Hope you enjoy! Is there any substitute for rum ? It makes the house smell wonderful! Simple to make and not too sweet. I’ve already made this twice! I’ve tried the recipe with Honeycrisp, Gala, and Granny Smith and it really doesn’t matter which apples I use…it always turns out delicious! thank you!! This is one of the moistest and delicious cakes I have ever made. Lovely recipe and result! Made this last night and it was a hit with our 2 year old and DH. Hope that helps and that you enjoy! Loved this simple, but delicious apple cake. My husband baked the cake exactly as written and we were absolutely delighted. I used amaretto tonight because that’s what I have on hand. I also skipped the rum. Thank you. Hi Marylu, Glad everyone enjoyed this! Get new recipes each week + free 5 email series. I am going to make this. I also loved that all the ingredients were in my cupboards. I would prefer to include no alcohol if possible. Whisk in the dark rum and vanilla extract. It worked perfectly. Only a snack portion remained which went home with our guests! Very tender crumb. Thanks. Zero nutmeg or cloves. I did need to use almost four apples to get 3 to 4 cups. (under the name of “3way1”. I used Orange liquor instead of the rum. ABSOLUTELY the WORST cake in the UNIVERSE! I am so happy to have this recipe, which I followed precisely. Enjoy! If you do, please let me know how it turns out! I am a serious chocoholic but I stepped out and gotta say – this cake is AMAZing. Easy and came out perfect! Thanks. Instructions were really clear and therefore easy to make. Also, I used Plugra unsalted butter and am hoping this might not be too greasy? I will make it again for sure! This cake is amazing! It was sooo yummy. It didn’t last long in my house. This cake was just about the easiest thing I’ve ever prepared! It’s a dangerous cake because it’s not at all heavy and too easy to eat 2 slices in one sitting. Do you think flavors would work to do that? Thanks so much! Made this as cupcakes and omitted rum and added milk and they turned out to be amazing! This cake is divine and looks fabulous! The second time I baked it in a 9 inch cake pan and when it was cool I covered it with the foil for a overnight trip to my granddaughter’s volleyball games. Thanks. Then I told my wife and the girls that we can still pick our regular load of apples to support the farm and just go through Jenn’s book and website for recipes that use apples. I’m sure the rum would be fantastic but we didn’t miss it at all. Thanks so much for a fantastic recipe. Hi Leila, Glad you enjoyed this. Thank you, this recipe was easy to make and an absolute hit! Hi, is it possible to use fresh orange juice instead of bourbon? And I cut the oil from 1 cup … I have several coworkers so I am wondering if this recipe can be doubled and baked in a 9×13″ pan. Can the batter be made ahead of time and then bake a day or two later? What a great recipe! French apple cake is really a lot of apple with a little bit of batter joining the apples together, baked till tender then a sugary, butter topping finishes off the cake. My cake looked exactly like your photo! Will try a version leaving the peels intact. Just a note: when I was preparing the cake, I checked it after 30 minutes of baking (as someone else had suggested) and it was done – the full 40 would have dried it out. Thank you! I bake a lot, so did make a few changes… Added a little shortening & a small amount of sour cream (+ extra flour to compensate). I loved this cake recipe. We made this cake today for the very first time and it was so delicious. Sure, assuming it is a deep dish pie plate, that will work. Better to make 2 – 4 so that you can satisfy your family and hide/freeze the rest. My changes for a 9” springform pan. I sometimes make a simple glaze for the top as well. Cooked at 180c for 20 minutes. I made this cake using apple cider with just a drop or two of almond extract as a substitute for the rum. Enjoy! Thanks for a great recipe! You feel like you baked a cake that deserves to be in a French bakery. It’s such a light textured moist cake that’s not too sweet. (Milk will also work here.) She has not been eating much, but she sure did have two slice of this cake and asked that the second one be a little bit bigger. I used Newtown pippin apples and a 9-inch springform pan. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons of sugar evenly on top of the batter. I am making one for the Pioneers of Alaska bake sale, I’m pretty excited. I thought the cake was delicious, but the rest of the family thought that the rum taste overpowered the cake. Also, you may want to consider white whole wheat as it’s lighter and milder tasting than regular whole wheat flour (yet just as nutritious). Enjoy! Hope you can help. I made it few times and it was a big success. Scrape the batter into the prepared pan and even the top. . We’re out of rum, so I used rye instead, and it worked perfectly. Thanks to you and my Sis Jeanine. French Apple Cake. I definitely recommend this recipe to anyone. I went apple picking yesterday and look forward to making this again soon. This recipe sounds light and delicious and easy! Believe it or not, scooping the flour instead of spooning it in can make a difference. I will definitely make this again. I cut the recipe in half and made it in a 6 inch pan lined with parchment. It was a little dry, but I think that was my fault for overbaking it. Hi Stephanie, Unfortunately, that won’t work but the cake keeps well if you want to make it a day ahead of time. I’m a crappy baker but proud of this. Really?? Delicious . Bon Appetit! For a non-alcoholic version I used apple juice instead of the rum. I hope your mom has a speedy recovery. Are they supposed to be tender or be a bit crisp? This recipe is perfect. Or just with a cup of coffee. I have made this cake precisely as written several dozen times over the last few years and it is so very delicious. of almond extract instead. 4) best apples? Thank you so much again, Jenn! Maybe half sugar and half substitute? It doesn’t have a great deal of sugar, and it isn’t missed at all, I highly recommend it. Wonderful recipe, easy and delicious. Sure, Carmen – although you should definitely double the recipe. I used gala apples which are sweeter than common baking apples, so I reduced the amount of sugar to half. Otherwise, you can refrigerate and bring to room temp before serving. Hi, love your recipes. A pleasure to serve with a small portion of whipped cream. Hi Jenn! I’m GF and used Cup 4 Cup flour and it turned out well. This is now my go-to dessert when entertaining at home. I highly recommend this recipe. I’ve added more than the recommended amount of apples, at times, which has worked just fine. is there anything? . I could I use duck eggs instead of chicken? This was perfect! If not, can I substitute Apple juice or orange juice? I kept checking the recipe, as it seemed the apple to to batter ratio was high. i modified a bit as for our dietary needs. Thank you so much! My 4 year old requested a dessert. I omitted rum and added apple cider. Next time I might add some coarse chopped walnuts or pecans. The cake was flatter than in the picture but the flavour definitely more than made up for it. We made this with dairy free butter and it worked perfectly. Hi Sara, glad to hear you enjoy this cake. I’ve made this cake both with butter and margarine. I live In high altitude (5,280 feet above sea level) so I did 1/3 white sugar minus 2 tsp, and 1/3 light packed brown sugar. Will make again, I just made this cake, following the recipe exactly and I would give it 10 stars if I could! Has anyone doubled the recipe with success? Can you please advise me on how I can substitute other fruits in place of the apple? My husband loved it. I made this cake in ramekins this recipe made 7 but I stretched it out to 8. I found a 9 inch spring-form pan made the cake “thin”, so using a good knife, I cut the cake into squares, dusted icing sugar on top and then arranged a nice dollop of vanilla ice cream on the plate and voila “French Apple Cake Squares” and it looked quite pretty! I made this for a second time using bobs redmill gluten free flour and worked as well as all purpose. Not sure if I got some measurements wrong but the smaller form worked great. The worst PIE you ever tasted???? I have made the French Apple Cake…the best recipe!!! Absolutely delicious! If it’s flatter than mine, the only thing I can think of is that your pan is too large or your baking powder might be expired. Thank you for not hiding “a little something”. Going to make it again…like now. I’ve never used dried egg or egg white powder in baking, so I really can’t say – I’m sorry I can’t be more helpful! The Macintosh apples may have contributed to the cake being a little flatter – they aren’t optimal for baking as they get mushy when they cook. So simple, yet so delicious. THIS RECIPE IS AMAZING. I think it even tastes better the second day. Thanks so much. J’ai remplacé la farine avec une farine fraîchement moulue à la maison (soft white, rye berries, hulled barley and oat berries). Family ate at one breakfast. My gentleman friend, who is not a sweet eater, chose it for his birthday dinner. I forgot the sprinkle of sugar on top but I think it’s a good idea so I’ll try it next time. Perfect cake. Made this without the rum (didn’t have any on hand) and added one teaspoon of almond extract in addition to the vanilla, plus a tablespoon of McCormick’s gingerbread spice blend and it was amazing! Advertisement. It is that simple, not to mention delicious. Light sponge and sharp apples. I topped it with fresh whipped cream with a splash of vanilla and a teaspoon of powdered sugar. I made this for my family’s thanksgiving dessert. As a result, I almost always use cake pans lined on the bottom and sides with parchment like she mentioned in the recipe. Thanks for sharing this! It was so easy to make and wonderfully delicious! If using a regular cake pan, carefully invert the cake onto the rack, remove the parchment paper, then gently flip the cake over and place right-side-up on a platter. I suggest to double this recipe- it disappeared tooo quickly))) From Russia with love. Will definitely make again! Thank you . Stuck with the recipe and used powdered sugar on top. But I also like some of the ideas of other reviewers (e.g. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well and scraping down the sides of the bowl after each addition. Thank you. We all loved that it wasn’t too sweet, and it was delicious topped with real whipped cream. Did you generously grease the bottom and sides of the pan, then line the bottom with parchment and grease again? What are you thoughts? So glad you like the cake, Kay! Beautifully buttery and rich with a lovely cake texture and what I really liked is that it`s not overly sweet. This is so rare for recipes I find on the internet. You provide us with phenomenal recipes that make us shine and make everyone happy, we try to return the love to you by coming back for more! Fantastic recipe! Hi Kristina, this cake is pretty heavy so I don’t think it lends itself all that well to a layer cake, particularly three layers. Mixed in orange zest. Wow, was that terrific! I don’t care if I’m on a diet. I used apple brandy instead of the rum, and no vanilla (although, with Captain Morgan’s Spiced Rum, I bet it would be sublime). I have a friend’s party coming up and it is much easier to carry with me a loaf cake than a round cake. I was hoping to substitute the butter with oil. Husband who is very picky with desserts, made sounds that should only be heard in the bedroom. (such as becel). (5 stars) and I plan to make it for an October Harvest dinner party. I hope you’ll love this Classic French Apple Cake as much as I do! And if you used more rum than the recipe called for, that definitely could’ve been a factor. This is AWESOME! Im not used to that much sugar so next time ill skip out on the sugar top. A number of readers have commented that they’ve made this successfully with gluten-free flour. I found it a bit sweet, but everyone else didnt seem to mind the sweetness. When the apples are chopped, they should yield 3.5 – 4 cups. omg this cake is gorgeous. I see that apples are always peeled and I think leaving some of the peel on adds flavor and texture to sauce and pies. Hope you enjoy! This is now my ‘go to’ apple cake recipe. I didn’t have dark rum . Hi Randi, I wouldn’t recommend making the batter ahead, but you can actually warm it up before serving. We baked yesterday with my 6 year old son and was so perfectly soft and delicious. The cake was still delicious, with crispy shell and soft fruity interior. One problem I have, what size of the cup by ml 200 or 250ml?I’m a beginner and I don’t understand measurement by cup? Hi Dorene, I’d use only 1/4 teaspoon of almond extract; it’s very strong. Can you tell me if this cake is cooled in the tin or turned out to cool. Followed recipe as written. It’s fabulous! A delicious, easy recipe! So glad I found your website! That was a mistake as they wanted theirs with vanilla ice cream and I had to resist tasting the cake while they kept raving with my wife about how delicious it is. AMAZING! I used honey crisp apples and after spreading the batter, pushed (using a toothpick) a 1/2 cup of fresh cranberries into half of the pan. This cake is perfect. Made two French Apple Cakes this morning. Its is easier to measure it like that for me as its difficult to source butter by the sticks. I made it for my husband’s birthday because he loves apple pie. The cake was amazing!! The rum is necessary to flavor the cake. Comes out great every time. I l love honey crisp apples in this. But overall, this is heaven warm out of oven. Hi Staci, I’d recommend 1/2 to 1 teaspoon cinnamon. I used a combination of white whole wheat flour and almond meal. Great recipe for kids to help with, too. Will this amount overflow from the pan? Hello. I made it it twice with gluten free flour and it was wonderful. Yes, they should be peeled. It was yummy! this one is a definite keeper…so simple…so good…so moist! Hi Jenn, Another amazing recipe so easy fast and delicious. WOW, this was delicious. Soggy in the morning. I serve it with freshly whipped cream. Any type of rum — even spiced rum — will work here. I scooped the flour with a 1/2 cup measure, but will try it again using a spoon. ( Think it may have a bit if ‘smoke’ taste too due to dripping & smoking in oven … sure that doesn’t help the flavor either . I made this cake and it was perfect for Rosh Hoshana. And lastly I added some cinnamon and cardamom to the flour mixture. To obtain the most accurate nutritional information in a given recipe, you should calculate the nutritional information with the actual ingredients used in your recipe, using your preferred nutrition calculator. Hi Jenn, I used your recipe yesterday to bake a cake for my niece’s birthday celebration today. This cake was so, so good! The most wonderful, delicate, tasty cake I’ve had in a long, long time. I’ve made this twice now and it is easy and delicious. Love the layout of the recipes with the pics! I use King Arthur’s Flour. Thanks! You may also want to try weighing the flour. Absolutely delicious cake! Perhaps with flax egg? Lovely recipe. Question does it taste a lot like the rum or not really? Replaced sugar with 4 tablespoons of honey and it came out delicious! I’ve been scrolling the comments looking for an alternative to rum (don’t care for the flavor). I just used a stick mixer because I’m lazy. Also, Could I drizzle some of the juice over the cake before putting in in the over, after sprinkling with caster sugar – to add some extra flavour? I am almost making a bunch to give as thanksgiving gifts easy to make and amazing recipe. It turned out great though sweet for my taste. This will be the dessert I will take to any potlucks. I have tried replacing the 113g of butter with 100g of avocado oil today. Thank You again.. Glad it turned out nicely with the milk — thanks so much for reporting back — I’m sure other readers will find it helpful as well! I always have to put my twist on such recipes so I warmed my apples in a little butter and sugar in a skillet. You had thanksgiving dinner two months early. I will try doubling the recipe. A complete hit with the fam Thank you. Camilla, This recipe was absolutely foolproof. Next time we will just measure out 3 cups. The possibilities are endless. I have to tell you, the almond extract without the rum and with a couple more small apples made it very moist and even more delicious. Leftovers great for breakfast! Is there a substitute for the alocohol (rum). Hope you enjoy! Hi Jen, I want to make non alcoholic version of this cake so what can I substitute for rum? Do you have a simple cranberry cake recipe like this? Made this today. This cake is inexpressibly delicious — and super easy to make! I don’t usually try new recipes like that unless I just make a home version to try it out with my husband. Hi Jessie, for the best results, I’d stick with sugar here. Made it. Delicate and elegant yet deep flavored and easy to whip together. I used a 9” square King Arthur purchased baking pan and it baked perfectly. I used Granny Smith apples which I do think enhanced a true crisp apple flavor. Made this cake because I wanted to use up some apples. Jenn, you did it again! I did not want to use rum and found out too late that I was out of apple juice or cider. I eliminated the rum, but the cake was amazing anyway. Make sure to test oven temperature. My husband, who never eats sweets, has had several pieces. Hi Suzanne, I think that will be a delicious variation – please lmk how it turns out! Hi Kay, if you’re using a 9 x 13 baking dish, for ease, I’d cut it into squares and serve it directly from the dish. Any other substitutes or should I leave it out? I just made this cake for the firs time and followed the directions to the T. I double and triple checked the amount of baking powder. How much extract do you recommend to use instead of rum itself? It may just take a couple minutes longer in the oven so keep a close eye on it. Apples vary in size and I felt just a few more pieces would make it perfect Will be making again for sure. Thank you for sharing! I’m going to try this tomorrow but I am intending to replace flour with Almond meal. Was a great hit, didn’t last long at all! This cake was super delicious. 2 large eggs I spent an half an hour looking for nut-free apple cake recipes and landed on this one. The Bramley apples give a midly sharp contrast to the sweet sponge and held their shape and texture while being cooked. I will make this again for sure. Yum!! Such a nice comment – this is why I share my recipes on this blog: for people to discover French cooking, and for nostalgic French expats (like me and you) to recreate all the French classics in their new home. Is the dark rum ok to use or should I use rum extract? Alors je l’ai finalement fait ce délicieux gateau Je dois avouer que j’ai ajouté ma touche personnelle, un peu de cannelle, des noix (les enfants adorent) mais l’appareil est top! I used Earth Balance vegan butter stick as a replacement for dairy free and used Liberty apples we picked on a farm. Thanks Jenn. I’ll definitely have to try this one at home! Thank you and God bless you for your kind generosity in sharing this recipe with us. For the record, my husband loved it. After enjoying your chai spiced banana bread and this recipe, I feel there’s hope for me. Hi D, The cake gets baked at 350°F/175°C. This has become my favorite cake. Many thanks, Nancy. . Living in Norway, the apple cake is a delicacy, and mine is quite perfect… however, it lacks rum. I also added a little under a 1/3 c of heavy whipped cream to make it a bit custardy. Thanks! Any suggestions for vegan version? I do reduce the butter and sugar whenever I bake anything. I had all of the ingredients on hand already so no need to go to the grocery store. I understand that the liquid quantity would be much greater but I just can’t find a suitable recipe I like. What are your thoughts? I use Granny Smith apples for my cake and have it with dollops of unsweetened cream. I am about to make this to take to a Rosh Hashanah celebration. . Sure Suzanne, that’ll work. Please LMK how they turn out! Here are my slight modifications: 1) double the recipe. Are you saying you want to make them now and freeze them until the holidays? I substituted the rum with homemade rice wine. Thanks for all of your wonderful tasted and perfected recipes! I made it the next day (I live in Frankfurt) and it was so very easy to make and I loved it!! I baked it for 35 minutes and used honeycrisp apples. So simple & perfect! I used apple cider vinegar instead of rum, along with cake flour instead of regular flour and I was very pleased! . Looks exactly like your photos! I usually serve it with softly whipped cream. Thank you for sharing! Honey Crisp apples are my favorite to use baking. I doubled the recipe, with the exception of only using 1x cup of sugar. Perfect instructions and outcome. Baked this today and it’s a fantastic apple cake! Can I also double the quantity and use the same size baking dish to get a cake that has more depth. Next time however, I would use slightly less sugar as it’s a little sweet for me. I followed the recipe, except added four tablespoons of rum instead of three which ended up being a mini-bottle. Will let you know how it turns out! It turns out great and and I just couldn’t help it but devour it warm and plain without the recommended ice cream because it feels too decadent as I was having it for late night supper. Before I make this, what is the equivalent of a cup of flour, and half a cup of butter? I used Bacardi Black rum. I would definitely recommend this recipe to my friends! Hi Janet, I’d cover with foil and store at room temp if serving within a day. We can’t go to the store right now for obvious reasons but I still want to make this cake. Hi, what gluten free flour did u use? Other than that the recipe is great, will cook it couple of times more to bring to perfection)). Thank you for this absolutely delicious recipe. 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