Apple cake with zucchini
ca. 15 minutes
time in the oven:
ca. 30 minutes
for the dough:
2 small zucchini
1 sachet vanilla sugar
125g soft butter
140g spelt flour
1 tsp. baking powder
for the topping:
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 chefkoch.de)
The zucchini make the cake real juicy without dominating in taste.