Nestled between the slope of Mount Etna and the majestic Mediterranean Sea is where we enjoy the Sicilian Simplicity
Tuesday, October 17, 2006
It was a complete wash out weekend on both Saturday and Sunday. But, that just means it’s a good day to bake a cake, and that’s what we did!
Torta Mela (Apple Cake)
200 grams of sugar
2 big apples sliced –One for inside the cake and one for the top
100-120 grams of butter
Flour- she doesn’t measure this out, just by eye
Cinnamon- again no measurements
16 grams of baking powder- we use a packet that’s pre packaged
Mix sugar and butter together, then add the eggs and one sliced apple.
Gradually add flour to the mixture until the consistency is thick.
Add cinnamon and baking powder
Mix all together and pour into a buttered pan
Arrange sliced apples on top and place into the oven
Our cake took one hour and fifteen minutes to cook, but it was well worth the wait!
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