Apple and Cinnamon Crumble Cake

READY IN: 1hr 35mins
YIELD: 1 cake




  • preheat oven to 350.
  • grease a 10-inch round cake pan.
  • To make crumble topping:
  • mix the sugar, flour, cinnamon and coconut in a bowl, rub in butter with fingertips till mixture resembles bread crumbs. set aside.
  • put the butter and sugar in a bowl and cream with an electric mixer till light and fluffy.
  • beat in eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition, adding a little of the flour if mixture begins to curdle.
  • sift in half of remaining flour, mix well, then add in rest of flour and stir till smooth.
  • Peel and core the apples, then grate them coarsely. Place the grated apples in a bolw and sprinkle with cinnamon, and set aside.
  • spread half the cake mixture evenly over the base of the prepared pan.
  • spoon the apples on top and sprinkle over half the crumb topping.
  • spread the remaining cake mixture over the crumble and finally top with remaining crumble topping.
  • bake for 1 hour and 10 minutes, covering cake with foil if it browns too quickly.
  • leave in pan for about 5 minutes before turning out onto wire rack. serve when cool.