Apple custard crumble cake

Apple custard crumble cake

Apple custard crumble cake

Yield: 8 servings

Perhaps my favorite dessert to date, this cake is rich, flavorful, and filling.

Ingredients

Pudding

  • 2/3 cup soy milk
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp. vanilla

Streusel

  • 1/2 cup www flour
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp. coconut oil, room temperature

Apples

  • 1 cup of 1/8″ apple slices (~2 small apples)
  • 1 tsp. sugar

Cake

  • 1 cup www flour
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 2 Tbsp. coconut oil, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1/4 cup + 3 Tbsp. soy milk
  • 1 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar

Instructions

Pudding

  1. In a medium saucepan, whisk together all pudding ingredients besides vanilla. Turn heat to medium (4) and stir constantly until thickened, ~5 minutes.
  2. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.

Streusel

  1. In a small mixing bowl, stir together the flour, sugar, cinnamon and salt. Add in coconut oil and mix until fully combined.
  2. Refrigerate until ready to bake cake.

Apples

  1. Peel apples and remove core. Slice into 1/8”.
  2. Mix the apple slices and sugar together. Set aside.

Cake

  1. In a medium bowl, stir together the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Set aside.
  2. In the bowl of a stand mixer, beat the coconut oil and sugar at medium speed until well combined, ~1 minute.
  3. Stir in vanilla and egg yolk and beat until fully incorporated.
  4. Add half of the dry ingredients and mix until fully combined. Add in buttermilk, mix until combined, then mix in remaining dry ingredients.
  5. Pour batter into greased 9” springform pan. Spread the pudding as evenly as possible over the cake batter.
  6. Place the apples on top in an even layer, then sprinkle the streusel evenly over the apples.
  7. Bake at 350°F for 30 minutes, or until center is mostly set.
  8. Let cool completely on a wire rack before removing from the pan and serving.

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