Old fashioned apple cake





½ cup (125g) sour cream

¼ cup (65g) unsalted butter, melted

2 eggs

1 cup (220g) caster sugar

1 tsp natural vanilla extract

½ tsp ground cinnamon

¼ tsp ground nutmeg

¾/ 200g cup of Granny Smith apples, peeled and coarsely grated

½ cup (50g) hazelnut meal

1 cup (150g) self-raising flour

vanilla frosting and chopped hazelnuts, to decorate


1. Combine the sour cream, butter, eggs, sugar,vanilla and spices in a bowl, then whisk until smooth. Fold in the grated apple, then beat in the hazelnut meal and flour until smooth.

2. Spoon into a well-oiled Décor® Microsafe™22cm/8.6″ Cake Tray and microwave on full power for 7 minutes. Stand for 5 minutes, then invert to turn out. Cool, then decorate with vanilla frosting and chopped hazelnuts.

Tip: To make a tiered cake, repeat step one and two to make a second cake, then stack the cakes together