Red currant cake with apple pieces

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Torta di ribes con pezzi di mela

The preparation of this cake is really very simple. With the step-by-step recipe you will be able to enjoy this fresh and delicious dessert in just one hour.

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A light cake with fresh currants and juicy apple pieces!
Difficulty: easy
Cost: low
Calories: 192kcal
Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 45 mins
Total: 1 hr
Difficulty: easy
Cost: low
Calories: 192kcal
Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 45 mins
Total: 1 hr

Ingredients list

For a springform pan with 9in/24cm Ø

  • 300 g red currants
  • 250 g flour
  • 150 g sugar
  • 125 g butter soft
  • 125 ml milk lukewarm
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 apples organic
  • ½ lemon organic
  • 1 tbsp rum
  • 1 packet vanilla sugar
  • ½ packet baking powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • powdered sugar to taste


  • Preheat the oven to 160°C/320°F top/bottom heat.
  • Add eggs and sugar to the mixing bowl of the stand mixer and mix thoroughly with the dough hook until a light and fluffy mixture is formed.
  • Then add the flour, baking powder, vanilla sugar, cinnamon, rum, the lukewarm milk and the softened butter and continue to stir until a compact homogeneous mixture is formed.
  • Peel the apples, remove the seeds, quarter them and cut them into small pieces. Then sprinkle with the juice of the lemon.
  • Prepare a 9in/24cm Ø springform pan and grease it with a little softened butter. Pour in half of the dough mixture. Spread the apple pieces evenly on top and cover with the remaining dough mixture.
  • Finally, cover the dough with the washed currants.
  • Now put the cake in the oven and bake for about 45 minutes until golden brown.
  • Then remove and allow to cool.
  • Sprinkle with powdered sugar to taste before serving.
    Buon appetito!

My tip

You can enjoy this cake lukewarm but also cold! Stored in the refrigerator, it can be kept for up to 4 days.
Calories: 192kcal (10%)Carbohydrates: 28g (9%)Protein: 3g (6%)Fat: 8g (12%)Saturated fatty acids: 4g (20%)Trans fatty acids: 1gCholesterol: 48mg (16%)

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