French Apple Cake - Cooks Illustrated For our own version of this classic French dessert, we wanted the best of both worlds: a dessert with a custardy, apple-rich base beneath a light, cakelike topping.
FRENCH APPLE CAKE cup + 1 tbsp all purpose flour tsp baking powder tsp salt 3 very large apples, peeled, cored and chopped into chunks 1 large eggs cup sugar 2 tbsp rum 1 tsp vanilla 1 stick butter, melted and cooled. Bake preheated oven for minutes
French Apple Cake Recipe: There's so much to love about this must-eat treat. The apple-packed bottom half of the cake has a custard-like texture while the top has all the parts of traditional cake you know and love.