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How to make an Irish apple crumble cake

The Irish apple crumble cake is a great option for a dessert. It is delicious and easy to make.

The smell of a piping hot apple pie or crumble coming from the kitchen is something everyone enjoys, and takes many of us back to our childhoods.

Irish Apple Crumble Cake. Image copyright Ireland Calling

It is such a popular dessert that there are a million and one different variations on how it should be made.

Any self-respecting chef will have his or her own way of doing it, and of course everyone’s mammy has their own secret recipe.

We have chosen a video from Irish chef Donal Skehan who has turned the famous dessert into a cake.

How to make an Irish apple crumble cake

Ingredients Serves 6-8
110g butter plus extra for greasing
150g soft light brown sugar
2 large free range eggs
210g plain flour, sifted
1 teaspoon baking powder
pinch of salt
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
300g peeled, cored and sliced cooking apple (Shouldn’t be more than one large one)

For the crumble topping:
50g of vanilla sugar (or substitute with caster sugar)
50g of plain flour
50g of butter

Take a look at the video from Donal Skehan.

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12 comments

  1. Can you convert this system to cups and spoons?

  2. A glass measuring cup has the metric system on one side. Check it out

  3. convert the messurmants in US and what kind of pan do i use

  4. Can you convert to US amounts for ingredients? No idea how much 150 gems is😳. We measure in cups, tablespoons etc. Thanks

  5. Will make it this weekend

  6. Yummmm,looks delicious and I can’t wait to try this recipe out!

  7. Luann Fontenot-cottrell

    Reminds me of my Pennsylvania grandmothers recipe. Whatever I still love it . Thanks for sharing your Irish recipe. I look forward to seeing mire if your recipes.

  8. Looks gorgeous, have you done a book

  9. I was going to make this cake but what temperature do you bake it at? 350 degrees farenheit? You should say that in the video or have it in the written directions…

  10. Love the sound of this cake, and I know that it would be delicious. How do I convert “g” to “cup” or “tablespoons” or “teaspoons?”

  11. Looks Marvelous cant wait to make it T Y

  12. Yum Going to try make it this weekend

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