Cake Dessert

Apple Pie or Torta di Mele

How to prepare the real Italian food of the traditional Apple Pie or “Torta di Mele”

This easy Apple Cake is a perfect fit for every occasion: a delicious breakfast, office break, afternoon tea with the kids and in the evening for that funny after dinner cravings 🙂 better if accompanied by a spoonful of wondeful custard, lets do things properly! Enjoy with the ones you LOVE


  • 200 grams of Sugar
  • 200 grams of Flour 00
  • 100 grams of Butter
  • 4 Eggs
  • 1 grated Lemon peel
  • juice of one Lemon
  • 8 Apples (we like Fuji)
  • 25 grams of Pine Nuts
  • 4 tablespoons of Raisins
  • 1 baking powder
  • Cinnamon as you prefer


  1. Cut 6 apples in small chunks and 2 apples into slices. Place in a bowl apples diced marinated with 2 tablespoons of sugar, the juice lemon, cinnamon, raisins and pine-nuts.
  2. In a bowl beat the eggs with the sugar until frothy, add the butter previously melted in a double boiler (or microwave) and the flour, continue beating for about 3 minutes.
  3. Combine the mixture of apples in chunks and finally the yeast dissolved in a little milk.
  4. Pour the mixture into a cake pan 28 cm in diameter greased and floured, cover the dough with apples sliced in circles.
  5. Bake 35 minutes at 180°.

Posted by Nicoletta and Tiziana

The Real Italian Food. Buon Appetito!