Apple sponge

Apple sponge

Apple sponge

Apple sponge

Apple sponge

Prep Time 1 hr 35 mins
Programme duration: 1 hr 2 mins
Course Sponge
Servings 12


  • 1 Springform cake tin,  26 cm
  • 1 Rack
  • 1 fine sieve


For the topping

  • 500 g apples, sharp
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice

For the dough

  • 150 g butter | softened
  • 150 g caster sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla sugar
  • 3 medium eggs
  • 150 g plain white flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder

For the cake tin

  • 1 tsp butter

For dusting

  • 1 tbsp icing sugar


  • Peel and quarter the apples. Starting onthe curved side, cut 1 cm thick slices,mix with lemon juice and place to oneside.
  • Grease the spring form tin.
  • Cream together the butter, sugar and vanilla sugar in approx. 2 minutes. Foldin each egg for half a minute.
  • Place the rack in the oven. Start the Automatic programme or pre-heat theoven.
  • Sift the baking powder and flourtogether and beat into the creamed mixture.
  • Spoon evenly into the greasedspringform cake tin.
  • Press the apples gently into the cake mix with the curvedside up.
  • Place the spring form tin in the oven andbake until golden.
  • Leave the cake in the tin for 10 minutesafter baking. Turn out onto the rack andleave to cool. Dust with icing sugar.


Automatic programme
Cakes | Apple sponge
Programme duration:
63 [65] (65) minutes
Oven functions: Conventional Heat
Temperature: 170–180 °C
Booster: Off
Pre-heat: On
Crisp function: Off (On) [Off]
Duration: 45–55 minutes
Shelf level: 2 [1] (1)
Useful tip
Instead of dusting with icing sugar, you can spread some slightly warm apricot jam over the top.
Keyword Apple sponge, Miele Moisture Plus The Cookbook
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