Never Made Invisible Apple Cake? It's Easier than Apple Pie.
This classic French cake is a must in every baker's repertoire.
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Invisible apple cake
Invisible apple cake, or gâteau invisible, is a French dessert that gets its name from the layers of thinly sliced apples that essentially "vanish" into the light batter, creating a subtle, marble-like appearance. It's a wonderful alternative to apple pie and a must-try for home bakers of any level! Try our step-by-step recipe now.
Ingredients (6 servings):
- 6 large apples
- 2 eggs
- 1/2 cup milk
- 1/2 cup flour
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1 1/2 tbsp butter, melted
- 2 tsp baking powder
- 1 tsp vanilla sugar (or vanilla syrup)
- Pinch of salt
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This French classic gets turned upside-down with tangy, caramelized cherry tomatoes!
- Bread, in chunks
- Grated Parmesan
- 1 Egg
- Salt and pepper
- Italian Seasoning
- 1 Cup of milk
- Balsamic vinegar
- Cherry Tomatoes
- In a bowl, mix together the bread chunks, grated Parmesan, egg, salt, pepper, Italian Seasoning, and cup of milk.
- In a pot, combine the sugar and Balsamic vinegar. Bring to a boil until it has reduced (it should be a little thicker).
- Slice the cherry tomatoes in half, and place them in a single layer in a baking dish.
- Cover the tomatoes with the reduced vinegar and a layer of Prosciutto.
- Cover everything in a layer of the bread mixture, and cook at 350°F for 20 minutes.
- Remove from oven, flip upside-down... and enjoy!