Love to bake…

Apple cake with zucchini

preparation time:

ca. 15 minutes

time in the oven:

ca. 30 minutes




for the dough:
2 small zucchini
100g sugar
1 sachet vanilla sugar
125g soft butter
3 Egg(yolk)s
140g spelt flour
1 tsp. baking powder
for the topping:
300g apples
50g peeled almonds
if you like, powdered sugar


Clean the zucchini, remove stem and core with seeds. Grate it.
For the dough mix sugar with vanilla sugar and butter and stir until it reaches a creamy consistency. Add on egg(yolk) at a time. Then add the zucchini. Mix flour with baking powder and add as well.
Preheat the oven to 200°C.
Peel the apples, remove core and cut into little slices. Chop the almonds.
Pour the dough into a springform baking tin. Place the apple slices on top and scatter the almonds on it. Bake for about 30 minutes (check if it’s done by sticking a knife in it, if no dough sticks to it, it’s done).
Top the cake with powdered sugar if you like.

(found similarly on


The zucchini make the cake real juicy without dominating in taste.




(c) The Histamine Pirate