Danish Apple and Prune Cake

Recipe by Simon G
READY IN: 1hr 25mins
YIELD: 1 cake




  • Preheat oven to 375F / 190°C.
  • Cream together 125g butter and 170g sugar.
  • Add well beaten aggs, almonds, self-raising flour, milk, vanilla and baking powder.
  • Alternatively, place all these ingredients in a food processor for 10 seconds. Run a spatula around the bowl and process for a further 5 seconds.
  • Either way, place the batter into a well greased 23 cm torte tin.
  • Stone prunes and coarsely chop and place on batter.
  • Mix walnuts with 2T sugar and spoon over the batter.
  • Thinly slice apples and place over the top of the walnuts.
  • Bake the cake for 40 minutes.
  • Carefully remove the cake from the oven by pulling out the rack it is sitting on.
  • Quickly sprinkle over the apples 3T sugar, cubed butter and cinnamon.
  • Slide the cake back into the oven and bake for a further 15 to 20 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean from the centre of the cake.
  • Serve the cake with whipped cream.