Low Fat Apple Cake

Low Fat Apple Cake

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Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 8 servings


  • 1.21 lb apples
  • juice and zest of 1 lemon
  • 2 eggs
  • cup + 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • a pinch of salt
  • 1 cup minus 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour sifted
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ¼ cup + 1 tablespoon low fat milk


  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar to sprinkle on top
  • powdered sugar


  • Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C (356 degrees F).
  • Grease and flour a 22 cm (9 inches) pan, and set aside.
  • Prep the apples
  • Peel, core, and thinly slice the apples. Place the slices in a bowl with the lemon juice, toss to coat, and set aside.
  • Make the cake batter
  • Put the eggs, sugar, grated lemon zest, and salt in a bowl, and beat until thick and creamy.
  • Add the flour, baking powder, milk, and mix on low speed until combined.
  • Using a rubber spatula or a wooden spoon, fold in two-thirds of the apples into the batter.
  • Pour the batter in the prepared pan
  • Arrange the remaining apple slices, flat-side down, over the top. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon of sugar (optional).
  • Bake the apple cake
  • Bake the apple cake for approximately 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, and the top is golden brown.
  • Cool completely, then dust the cake with powdered sugar just before serving.
Keyword apples
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