Apple Sponge Cake
Super delicious and moist Apple Sponge Cake, also called Russian Sharlotka will become your new faovrite apple dessert. It's so easy to make, topped with with a sweet and crispy almond layer which literally melts in your mouth.
Make the batter
In a large bowl add 3 eggs and ½ cup of sugar. Beat using a hand mixer until sugar dissolves. Add in 3 tablespoons of sour cream and beat again until it's fully incorporated into the batter.In a medium bowl whisk together 1 cup of all-purpose flour and 1 teaspoon of baking powder.
Combine wet and dry ingredients
Add flour and baking powder mixture into the eggs and sugar and whisk until all ingredients are combined. Add 1 teaspoon of almond extract and whisk everything once again until no lumps remain.
Arrange apples in the pan
Cover the bottom of 9-inch springform pan with a parchment paper and grease the sides of it.Arrange half of the apples in a circle so they overlap slightly. Pour half of the batter over the apples. Repeat the step with the apples and the remaining batter.
Prepare the almond crust
Meanwhile, in a medium bowl whisk together 1 egg and ¼ cup of sugar. Add 3 tablespoon of melted butter and whisk again. Remove cake from the oven, pour egg and sugar mixture over the cake, sprinkle with 4 tablespoons of sliced almonds and 1 tablespoon of sugar. Continue baking for another 10-15 minutes until crusty and golden-brown.
Serving: 1slice | Calories: 276kcal | Carbohydrates: 47.4g | Protein: 4.8g | Fat: 8.7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 75mg | Sodium: 58mg | Potassium: 252mg | Fiber: 3.5g | Sugar: 30.7g | Calcium: 53mg | Iron: 2mg