Warm Sour Apple and Buttermilk Torte

READY IN: 1hr 25mins
Recipe by akgrown

A great combination of crisp tart Granny Smith apples and a rich yet fluffy cake that has a crunchy texture. From SELF magazine.

Top Review by Baby Kato

This wonderful cake was quick and easy to make. A beautiful tall, light, fluffy, semi-sweet cake, with a sponge like texture and great flavour. I added 2 tsps of Kelbel's Sweet Spice Blend ontop of cake for additional flavour. Thanks so much for sharing.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 350*. Coat 9" cake pan with cooking spray and dust with flour.
  2. Beat butter and 1/3 cup sugar in a bowl until fluffy. Beat in another 1/3 cup sugar.
  3. Add buttermilk, then egg whites one at a time, beating well.
  4. In another bowl, mix flour, cornmeal and baking powder. Add to butter mixture along with vanilla; mix.
  5. Pour into pan; arrange apples close together in a spiral on top. Sprinkle with remaining 1 tbs sugar; bake 45-55 minutes.

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