Irish Apple Cake
Makes one 8-inch cake
  • 2 cups gluten-free all purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon ground cloves
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg, plus more for dusting
  • ½ teaspoon xanthan gum
  • 6 tablespoons cold butter, cut into pieces
  • 4 granny smith apples, peeled, cored and thinly sliced
  • 2/₃ cup granulated sugar, plus more for dusting
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup milk or almond milk
  1. Preheat oven to 375°. Grease an 8-inch cake pan.
  2. Sift the flour, salt, baking powder, cloves and nutmeg into a bowl. Cut in the butter and rub in until the mixture is like fine bread crumbs. Add the apples, toss. Add the sugar, toss. In a small bowl, whisk together the eggs and milk. Add the eggs and milk to the cake mixture to make a fairly thick batter. Spoon the mixture into the prepared pan and sprinkle with sugar and nutmeg.
  3. Bake for 1 hour, until crisp, golden brown and springy to the touch.
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