Apple Crumb Cake

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 10 inch cake
Author Neta


  • For the cake
  • 8.8 oz/250 gr white flour
  • 4.4 oz/125 gr soft butter
  • 3.5 oz/100 gr white sugar
  • 1.75 oz/50 gr honey
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1.3 pounds/600 gr apples
  • For the crumbs
  • 3.5 oz/100 gr white rice flour
  • 2.1 oz/60 gr cold butter cut into small cubes
  • 1.75 oz/50 gr sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • Decoration
  • Confectioner sugar


  1. To make the crumbs
  2. In the bowl of a standing mixer fitted with the dough hook mix together flour butter, sugar and salt mix on medium speed until only small crumbs are formed. Transfer into a small bowl and refrigerate until ready to use.
  3. To make the cake
  4. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 10 inch (26 cm) springform pan and set aside.
  5. Pit the apples and slice into quarter wedges, place in a bowl with ice cold water and set aside.
  6. In a medium bowl mix together flour, cinnamon, and baking powder and set aside.
  7. In the bowl of a standing mixer fitted with the dough hook attachment, mix together the butter, sugar, and salt. Add in honey, vanilla, and eggs one at a time, mix until combined. Slowly add in the milk.
  8. Add in the flour mixture in tow batches and keep mixing until the dough begins to come together.
  9. Transfer the batter to the springform pan, arrange the apple wedges in circles by pressing them into the batter.
  10. Sprinkle the crumb mixture evenly on top of the cake.
  11. Bake for 35-40 mins or until golden and set.
  12. Cool completely at room temperature, sprinkle with powdered sugar and serve.