How to Bake Cognac Apple Cake

A wonderful cake with apples soaked in cinnamon, sugar and cognac. Use whatever liquor you have at home; such as rum, whiskey or even better with calvados.

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How to Bake Cognac Apple Cake Recipe
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Use locally grown apples, preferably organic.

Use locally grown apples, preferably organic.

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Peel them..

Peel them..

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..and then dice them.

..and then dice them.

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Mix apples with sugar, cinnamon..

Mix apples with sugar, cinnamon..

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..and muscovado sugar.

..and muscovado sugar.

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Add the liquor and allow the apples to soak while you prepare the batter.

Add the liquor and allow the apples to soak while you prepare the batter.

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Melt the butter and add the cream.

Melt the butter and add the cream.

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Whisk sugar and eggs.

Whisk sugar and eggs.

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Add the melted butter and cream to the egg batter.

Add the melted butter and cream to the egg batter.

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Use a balloon whisk to avoid any lumps.

Use a balloon whisk to avoid any lumps.

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Mix the flour with the baking powder.

Mix the flour with the baking powder.

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Sift the flour and then add It to the batter little by little.

Sift the flour and then add It to the batter little by little.

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Like so..

Like so..

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It looks like a lot, because I doubled the recipe which I DON'T recommend, but I was baking for a group of people.

It looks like a lot, because I doubled the recipe which I DON'T recommend, but I was baking for a group of people.

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Stick the apples into the batter.

Stick the apples into the batter.

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Like so..

Like so..

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Since I doubled recipe I used two bake tins but you only need one. Don't use a tin that's too big because the cake should have some height.

Since I doubled recipe I used two bake tins but you only need one. Don't use a tin that's too big because the cake should have some height.

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Bake in the oven for about 40 minutes at 175-200 C. If it gets too much color put some foil on it.

Bake in the oven for about 40 minutes at 175-200 C. If it gets too much color put some foil on it.

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Sift powdered sugar onto the cake before serving. Sorry to say I have no photos of the cake when cut.

Sift powdered sugar onto the cake before serving. Sorry to say I have no photos of the cake when cut.

Ingredients

5 Apples 
3 Eggs 
120 Grams Butter 
350 Milliliters Sugar 
150 Milliliters Heavy cream 
450 Milliliters Wheat flour 
Teaspoons Baking powder 
2 Tablespoons Cinnamon 
2 Tablespoons Sugar (adjust amount dep. of the type of apples) 
1 Tablespoon Muscovado sugar 
2 Teaspoons Cognac, rum, whiskey or calvados 
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