Norwegian Sunday Apples

A recipe for a lovely and a little unusual apple cake
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Norwegian Sunday Apples

A delicious cake – with apples sauce, apple sticks and Custard.
This cake will save the Sunday every time.

300 g [10,5 oz] butter
300 g [10,5 oz] sugar
8 eggs
300 g [10,5 oz] flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
Grated peel of 1 lemon
100 g [3,5 oz] almonds
1 glass/can of apple sauce
4 apples, cut into sticks and boiled in sugar syrup


[1] Set the oven to 175° C / 345° F.

[2] Stir sugar and butter light and airy. Separate the eggs. Mix egg yolks, flour, baking powder and lemon peel into the butter/sugar mix.

[3] Whip the egg whites into stiff foam. Carefully fold it into the butter/sugar/flour mix.

[4] Grease a small roasting pan and cover the bottom with baking paper. Pour half of the batter in the pan and smooth out the top. Use a tablespoon to distribute a layer of apple sauce, then add the rest of the batter on top. Spread the cake with chopped almonds and place the apple sticks on top.

[5] Bake the cake for about 30 minutes. Cool and cut into squares.

[6] Server the cake cold or lukewarm with custard and fresh berries.