Apple and mascarpone cake
- Difficulty: Easy
- Prep time: 30 min
- Cook time: 50 min
- Serving: 12 people
- Cost: Low
Simply delicious! This is how we would define our apple and mascarpone cake, a dessert for everyone to prepare at home, a butterless variant of the more traditional apple pie in which the addition of creamy mascarpone cheese ensures its softness and delicate taste. Enjoy it with a dusting of powdered sugar for breakfast or a snack, and you will make the whole family happy. If accompanied with a scoop of cream ice cream or vanilla sauce, it will become a perfect dessert to end a dinner on a sweet note!
- Ingredients for an 8-inch (20 cm) cake pan
- Golden delicious apples 14 oz (400 g)
- Mascarpone cheese 7 oz (200 g)
- Flour 00 1 ½ cup (250 g)
- Sugar 0.65 cup (150 g)
- Eggs 0.65 cup (120 g) - (approximately 2)
- Baking powder 2 ¾ tsp (16 g)
- Vanilla bean 1
- Fine salt 1 pinch
How to prepare Apple and mascarpone cake
To make the apple and mascarpone cake, first peel the apples, remove the core 1 and cut them into irregular cubes 2. Pour the whole eggs and sugar 3 into a bowl.
Add a pinch of salt 4 and whip with hand mixer until frothy 5. Add the mascarpone cheese 6 and whip.
Next add the sifted flour a little at a time 7, then the yeast 8. While whipping, flavor with the seeds of the vanilla bean seeds 9.
To finish, add the apple cubes 10 and mix them in the dough 11. Butter and flour an 8-inch (20 cm) cake pan 12.
Pour the dough inside and level it with a spatula or the back of a slightly dampened spoon 13. Cook in a static oven preheated to 350°F (180°C) for 50 minutes. When it is cooked, bake the apple and mascarpone cake 14, let it cool down and then remove from the pan and garnish with powdered sugar to taste 15.
The apple and mascarpone cake can be stored under a glass cloche at room temperature for 2-4 days.
Leave the mascarpone to soften at room temperature before adding it to the dough, it will be easier to work with!