Upside-down apple cake

Upside-down apple cake

Tags: Cakes and biscuits

The sourness of the apple blends nicely with the sweetness of the marzipan in this cake. And the result? A little taste delight!


125 g
400 g
sour apple
1 tbsp
lemon juice
160 g
160 g
butter at room temperature
160 g
100 g
raw marzipan
1 packet
vanilla sugar
1 pinch/es of
1 tsp
baking powder
1 tbsp
icing sugar
a little bit of


  • Peel the apple and divide it into quarters. Remove the core and thinly slice. 
  • Moisten the apple slices with the lemon juice. 
  • Grease a spring-form cake tin and sprinkle with 30 gr of sugar.
  • Distribute 25 gr of diced butter or margarine over the tin. 
  • Place the tin in an oven preheated to 180°C and caramelise for 5-6 minutes. 
  • Distribute the apple slices in the tin.
  • Finely grate the marzipan. Add 125 gr of butter or margarine, 130 gr of sugar, the vanilla sugar and the salt. Blend thoroughly until you have a creamy mix. 
  • Add and mix in the eggs one at a time. 
  • Add the flour and the baking powder and mix well. 
  • Distribute the dough over the apples. Cook in the oven at the same temperature for 35-40 minutes with the tin on a lower shelf. 
  • Leave the cake to cool in the tin. 
  • Once cold, loosen the edges with a knife and then turn out onto a serving plate. 
  • Sprinkle with icing sugar.