a simple apple crumble cake

a simple apple crumble cake

Recently, I found a 2 lb bag of Gala apples at the bottom of the crisper drawer.

They were slightly bruised, slightly wrinkly, and immediately dismissed by the boys as suitable afternoon snacks.

But what looked like trash was an inspiration for treasure.

A baked treasure.

In the form of an apple crumble cake, I created a sweet treat that celebrates the change of seasons and all things Fall…

This recipe comes directly from the the oh-so-adorable Donal Skehan.

I was scrolling through Instagram one morning and his Irish apple cake appeared into my life. I could literally smell the cinnamon right through the screen.


  • 1 stick (113 g) of unsalted butter, softened, plus extra for coating the pan
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter
  • You can also use my recipe, pg. 79, from my cookbook)
Read the whole recipe on The Clever Carrot