French apple cake

French apple cake

  • Vegetarian

  • Serves8
  • CourseCake
  • Prepare15 mins
  • Cook50 mins
  • Total time1 hr 5 mins
  • 4 apples (try Pink Lady)
  • ½ unwaxed lemon, finely grated zest and juice
  • 2 British Blacktail Large Free Range Eggs
  • 150g light brown soft sugar
  • 3 tbsp calvados
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract or paste
  • 150g plain flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 Good pinch salt
  • 115g butter, melted and cooled, plus extra for greasing
  • Icing sugar, for sifting
  • Crème fraîche, for serving (plain or a little sweetened)