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Vegan Apple Cardamom Cake

Vegan apple cake is one of my favourite things to bake – it’s easy, cheap and fairly quick, especially with a mandolin to slice the apples.

The apple season is finally coming, and there are plenty of apples in the shops – and I can imagine many of you who are lucky enough to have apples in your gardens are enjoying every bit of it!

Yesterday I made this really yummy vegan apple cake with thinly sliced apples inside and on top, and of course with some freshly ground cardamom too.

While the cake was cooling I took the opportunity to clean out my wardrobe. I almost think it’s more important to clean our the wardrobe when autumn has come rather than spring.

The kitchen also got a bit of a touch up with some new baking tools from Kitchen Time: spatula and bowls from Rosti Mepal, pie form from Le Creuset and a mandolin from Kyocera. Thought I’d go with a red theme while I was at it!

What do you think?

Vegan Apple Cardamom Cake

  • 50 g non-dairy margarine
  • 0.6 cup soy milk
  • 2 small apples 
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup potato flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 0.6 cups sugar
  • 1/4 tsp ground cardamom
  • Granulated sugar
  • 3 cardamom pods, ground
  • almond flakes
  1.  Preheat the oven at 200°C and grease a pie dish. Melt the margarine, add the soy milk and let cool slightly.
  2. Slice apples thinly with a mandolin. Combine flour, potato flour, baking powder, salt, sugar and cardamom in a bowl and add the milk mixture.
  3. Add half of the sliced apples, fold with a spatula (be careful not to overmix) to a smooth mixture.
  4. Pour the mixture in the pie dish, topp with remaining apple slives, granulated sugar, freshly ground cardamom pods and almond flakes and bake for about 30 minutes. Let cool and enjoy!

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