Saturday, July 4, 2009

Chef Chuck's Apple Cake

Torta di Mele

Happy Fourth of July, here's my apple cake, for the holiday. This cake is light and delicious, a great dessert for anytime of the day. Enjoy all the culinary delights this day will bring you, Happy Birthday America!!

Apple Cake
4 granny smith apples
juice of 1 lemon

8 ounces butter, melted
2 eggs, beaten
3 ounces sugar
1 1/4 cup flour, sifted
1 tablespoon yeast

pinch of salt
1 tablespoon milk

For topping:
2 tablespoons butter, melted
1/4 cup brown sugar

Peel, core and thinly slice apples, place in a bowl and pour lemon juice over apples. In a mixer combine melted butter and sugar then add beaten eggs. Sift flour, yeast and salt together add to mixer then milk. Butter pie plate and lightly flour, add mixture and arrange apples pour butter and brown sugar over top and bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes.


  1. Ciao Chef Chuck!
    I just found your blog and I've loving the traditional, simple Italian recipes. No better way to gather loved ones around!
    This torta di melle looks delicious and moist, come quella della nonna!

  2. Hello Marta, I am so glad to have you stop by! You no doubt sense the foods I cook. I feel privileged to have reminded you of Grandmothers cooking!! Thanks once again. Looking forward to enjoying your blog. Thank You :)

  3. This looks quite delightful!!!

  4. Hi Ash, Glad to delight you!! Thank You