Easy Apple Cake

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    Total Time
    1hr 0mins
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based on 12 ratings

A quick, one-bowl apple cake, ideal for a no-fuss seasonal dessert or snack.

recipe updated Mar 26, 2020


  • Vanilla extract icon
    Vanilla extract
    1½ tsp
  • Lemon icon
    60g (about 1)
  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil
    154ml (¾ cup)
  • Plain yogurt icon
    Plain yogurt
    360g (about 1½ cups)
  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar
    200g (about 1 cup)
  • Egg icon
    3 (150g)
  • Baking soda icon
    Baking soda
    ¾ tsp
  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder
    10g (about 2 tsp)
  • Salt icon
    ¾ dash
  • Nutmeg icon
    about ½ tsp (1g)
  • Ground cinnamon icon
    Ground cinnamon
    2 tsp (5g)
  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    320g (about 2½ cups)
  • Apple icon
    650g (about 4¼)


  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Baking pan - 13 x 9"
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl

Step preview

  1. Pre-heat oven - 175°C
  2. Prepare a clean baking pan
  3. Add vanilla extract, lemon, olive oil, plain yogurt, granulated sugar and egg to a clean large mixing bowl
  4. Mix until combined
  5. Add baking soda, baking powder, salt, nutmeg, ground cinnamon, all purpose flour and apple to the batter
  6. Mix until combined
  7. Transfer batter to baking pan
  8. Bake until golden brown - 45 min, 175°C
  9. Let cool - approx 15 min
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