Friday, October 29, 2010

Marie-Helene’s Apple Cake

Around My French Table: More Than 300 Recipes from My Home to YoursWow, I almost forgot it was Friday. I am in San Francisco this week, but I made this cake a while back. Actually, it was the first recipe I made from Around my French Table and it totally sold me on the book. The original recipe calls for an 8 inch springform pan. I only had a 9 inch, so my cake is a little flat. It didn't change the flavor at all. This is the first recipe I made from this book that I realized how much your ingredients really matter. Dorie calls for using four different types of apples. It really does make a difference. I love getting some bites that were softer and more sweet, while others crisp and a little more sour. This recipe alone is worth the price of the book.

5 comments:

  1. Beautiful photos...your cake looks wonderful!

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  2. beautiful colors of the fall. great looking cake too! Buttercreambarbie

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  3. I agree with you - the sweet and tart is what makes this cake. Your photos are beautiful, especially that first one!

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  4. Your cake looks terrific! How funny...I saw your tomato dish on TasteSpotting and took a look at your blog and discovered your a FFwD participant too! :0

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  5. I have made this cake a few times and I really like it. I add some extra spices but the cake is easy and the rum adds a lot to it.

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