Apple Tea Cake – Cooking with Nana Ling


Few recipes rival the timeless charm of Apple Tea Cake. Bringing together fresh apples, buttery sweetness and a hint of warm spice, it’s the perfect afternoon tea time treat.

apple tea cake on cake stand with green apples in foreground.

This tea cake is easy for even beginner bakers to make, with no need to stew the apples beforehand! It’s loaded with two whole apples – one grated into the cake and another sliced on top – and will take 15 mins max to get into the oven.