Six Layer Spiced Apple Cake

Six Layer Spiced Apple Cake


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This is an absolutely wonderful cake that has six layers. It is perfect for special occasions. Serve with whipped cream.


Serves: 10 

  • Cake
  • 400g caster sugar
  • 220g butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 750g plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 120ml buttermilk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla essence
  • Filling
  • 1kg dried apples, cooked and mashed
  • 400g brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon ground allspice

Preparation:1hour  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Extra time:12hours resting  ›  Ready in:13hours20min 

  1. Cake: Preheat oven to 230 degrees C. Grease and flour six 20cm cake tins.
  2. In a large bowl mix together caster sugar, butter, eggs, bicarb soda, baking powder, flour, salt, buttermilk and vanilla. Divide batter into 6 equal parts and spoon into prepared cake tins.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for ten minutes.
  4. Filling: To the cooked and mashed apples, add the brown sugar, cinnamon, cloves and allspice, then mix.
  5. To Assemble: Place one layer on a serving platter then spoon some apple filling on top. Cover with another layer and repeat process, ending with a cake layer. Let stand at least 12 hours before cutting.

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This was an amazing recipe. I altered it a little bit, but it won a cooking contest at a party! - 18 Jul 2008

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