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Learn How to Make Eplekake, A Norwegian Apple Cake

This story was written by member MénagèreModerne and comes from the Kitchen Goddess group in the YumSugar Community.This is a very traditional and popular cake here in Norway. It is normally made with heavy cream or milk, but I prefer to use buttermilk to make it lighter, but still get a very moist and fluffy cake. It is delicious served warm with whipped cream, caramel ice cream or vanilla custard or alone at room temperature with a cup of coffee or tea.

To get her recipe, keep reading.

Eplekake - Norwegian Apple Cake

Eplekake - Norwegian Apple Cake

Eplekake - Norwegian Apple Cake


  1. 1 1/2 cup flour
  2. 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  3. 1/4 teaspoon salt
  4. 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  5. 1 cup brown sugar
  6. 3/4 stick butter, melted and lightly cooled
  7. 3/4 cup buttermilk
  8. 2 eggs
  9. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  10. 1 to 2 green apples (I use 1 1/2), peeled, cored, and cut into about 16 thick slices
  11. 1 tablespoon sugar for sprinkling
  12. 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon for sprinkling


1. Preheat your oven to 400 F.  Butter and flour an 8 or 9 inch cake pan with removable bottom.
2. In a bowl, mix together the flour, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon. Set aside.
3. In a larger bowl, mix together well the brown sugar, melted butter, buttermilk, eggs, and vanilla. Slowly add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients.
4. Transfer the mixture to the cake pan.  Add the apple slices on top.
5. Mix together the remaining sugar and cinnamon.  Sprinkle evenly on top of the cake.
6. Bake for about 30-35 minutes or until the top of the cake is golden and cracking and a toothpick inserted in the middle of the cake comes out clean.
7. Let rest for about 10 minutes before removing from the pan. Transfer the cake to a cake stand or a serving plate.

Portions: about 8 slices.

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Jen4 Jen4 6 years
Jen4 Jen4 6 years
AmberHoney AmberHoney 6 years
Thanks much for the linguistics ladies!
MénagèreModerne MénagèreModerne 6 years
It sounds a bit like eh-pluh-kaw-kuh. I can pronounce it but it's not easy to explain, haha! :)
xxstardust xxstardust 6 years
Oh, and it's delicious! Yay for Norsk food!
xxstardust xxstardust 6 years
Amber - it's said very much like it's written. Eep-le-kaa-ke.
AmberHoney AmberHoney 6 years
Yummers and now that I know how to make it, can you tell me how to pronounce it?!
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