Orange, Apple, and Peanut Butter Cake

  • Difficulty: Difficult
  • one hour and 5 minutes
  • 4 servings

This is a rather simple cake, but in this and many other cases, simple is better. Apart from the usual ingredients, you would expect here, you’ll use peanut butter, a few digestive cookies, orange juice with orange peel, and, finally, apples. Interested, already?

Ingredients Needed for Orange, Apple, and Peanut Butter Cake

2 egg yolks
3 tablespoons sugar
1/2 cup milk
2 teaspoons rum essence
1 teaspoon brown sugar
2 egg whites
1/4 cup flour
4 digestive cookies
1-2 teaspoons powdered sugar
2/3 cup orange juice
1 tablespoon peanut butter
orange peel (from 1 orange)
2 apples, wedged

How to Cook Orange, Apple, and Peanut Butter Cake

  1. Add the egg yolks and 1 tablespoon of sugar to a bowl and beat them using the hand mixer. Add the milk, rum essence, and brown sugar in the process.
  2. Add the egg whites and the second tablespoon of sugar to another bowl. Beat until firm.
  3. Mix in the beaten yolks, then gradually mix in the flour. Set aside.
  4. Add the cookies, powdered sugar, and 1 tablespoon of orange juice to the mixer. Mix until even. Add the peanut butter and mix some more.
  5. Line a springform pan with parchment paper and transfer the cookie mixture to it and evenly spread it.
  6. Pour the batter on top of it and bake for 30 minutes at 360ºF/180ºC.
  7. Pour the remaining orange juice into a pot over low heat. Add the apple wedges and 1/2 tablespoon of sugar. Cook until the sugar melts and bring it to a boil.
  8. Pick the cooked apples and set them aside.
  9. Add the remaining sugar to the pot and bring the syrup to a boil again.
  10. Use the syrup to glaze the cake.
  11. Sprinkle with cinnamon and top with the cooked apples wedges.

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