Celine's French Apple Cake

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Recipe by Kasha

A recipe one of my students did as an assignment. I promised her I would make it when I got home, it was so fast and easy and had really ordinary things in it. It is a nice recipe that makes a kind of apple coffee cake. Would be great for breakfast. She suggests serving it with ice cream or creme anglaise. I like it right out of the pan.

Top Review by LonghornMama

Wonderful! My neighbors are French and made something very similar for us and served with a selection of cheeses, snacks, and cocktails. Recipe worked very well. I used creme fraiche and highly suggest doing so, it adds a wonderful flavor. Also suggest peeling the apples and chopping in small pieces so they cook evenly. This is a clafouti, not a typical cake or coffee cake, excellent for breakfast though I served it for dessert. Thanks for sharing the recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix the dry ingredients, reserve 1 tsp cinnamon.
  2. Mix the wet ingredients in a separate bowl.
  3. Combine.
  4. Spray or butter and flour a large glass pie dish.
  5. Pour in batter. Add diced apples on top. I didn't peel them, but I was being lazy. Celine suggested making pretty patterns on the top of the batter with the apples. I just tossed them on, then pushed them down slightly.
  6. Sprinkle with the reserved tsp of cinnamon.
  7. Bake at 375° in a preheated oven for about 35 minutes or until done.
  8. Eat warm or cold.

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