16th May 2021

Apple Cake with Custard Topping

Preparation of Apple Cake with Custard Topping

The Apple Cake with Custard Topping is like an apple pie, but the apples pieces here are on a bed of cake. The custard adds relish and smoothness to the cake. You can also make it without the custard topping.

Serves: 6 Persons

Prep. Time: 20 Mins

Baking Time: 40 Mins


[ Standard Measure : 1 cup = 250 ml ]

  • Maida [APF] – 120 gms
  • Apple – 1 big
  • Castor Sugar – 125 gms
  • Oil – ⅓ cup
  • Milk – ½ cup
  • Eggs – 2
  • Soda-bi-carb – 1 tsp.
  • Lime Juice – 3 tsp.
  • Vanilla Essence – 1 tsp.
  • Salt – a pinch
  • For the Custard Topping:
    • Egg – 1
    • Butter (melted) – ¼ cup
    • Sugar – ⅓ cup

Step 1:     Grease a 17 cm tart tin mould with butter and flour and line the base with parchment paper and keep aside.

Step 2:     Set your oven to pre-heat at 180° C for 10 minutes.

Step 3:     Take the maida, sugar, soda-bicarb and salt in a bowl and mix well with a mix.

Step 4:     Add the milk, eggs and oil to the bowl and whisk to form a smooth batter.

Step 5:     Add the vanilla essence and lime juice and mix lightly. Pour into your prepared tin.

Step 6:     Peel and deseed the apple. Cut into ½ cm thin pieces.

Step 7:     Top the batter with the apple pieces and bake at 170° C for 40 minutes (Check if the cake is ready by inserting a skewer into it. It should come out clean).

Step 8:     Let’s make the custard whilst the cake is baking. Just whisk all the ingredient till they come together.

Step 9:     Remove the cake from the oven and pour the custard over it. Bake for another 8 to 10 minutes till the custard is set. Then remove from the oven and cool completely.

Step 10:     Demould the cake gently. Serve warm with some vanilla ice cream.

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