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 springform tin.
  • Cream together the butter, sugar andvanilla 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 creamedmixture.
  • Spoon evenly into the greasedspringform cake tin.
  • Press the applesgently into the cake mix with the curvedside up.
  • Place the springform tin in the oven andbake until golden.
  • Leave to cool in the tin for 10 minutes.
  • Then release the sides of the tin andleave the cake to cool on the rack. Dustwith icing sugar


Automatic program
Cakes | Apple sponge
Program duration:
approx. 62 minutes
Oven functions: Conventional Heat
Temperature: 165–175 °C
Booster: Off
Pre-heat: On
Crisp function: Off
Duration: 50–60 minutes
Shelf level: 1
Useful tip
Instead of dusting with icing sugar, you can spread some slightly warm apricot jam over the top
Keyword Apple sponge, Miele The Cookbook (Baking, Roasting, Cooking)
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