An apple a day, keeps the doctor away, the wise men say. Healthy and good for you, the fruit is also crispy, sweet and delicious to eat as a snack, and can be made into the most wonderful desserts. 

Many Norwegian house owners are lucky enough to have apple trees in their gardens. In the fall these are ripe and perfect for harvesting. It can become quite a load, so it’s the perfect occation to make apple juice, apple cider, jam, apple pie, or how about a delicious apple cake. The smell alone makes it worth it. Not to mention the taste. 

There are many recipes out there, and this one is translated from the popular Norwegian food blogger Trine’s Matblogg

Trine’s Apple Cake


  • 125 g butter
  • 125 g sugar
  • 125 g flour
  • 1 ts baking bowder
  • 2 eggs
  • 3-4 apples
  • A small cup of almonds
  • 2 tbs brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon


How to Make it:
Mix all of the dry ingredients in a baking bowl. Then mix the butter, divided in small squares. Whisk the eggs in a separate bowl and then mix them with the dough.

Butter a cake form and poor the dough into it, approximately 1 cm high. 

Peel the apples, remove the core and divide the apples into wedges. Then place the apples down in the dough, and sprinkle with brown sugar, cinnamon, and chopped almonds. Cook it by placing it low in the owen at 200 degrees for about 25-30 minutes. 

Serve it while it’s still warm, with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream.