- 3/4 cup flour
- 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 2/3 cup sugar
- 3 eggs, at room temperature
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 teaspoon orange zest
- 1/2 cup butter, melted and cooled
- 4 apples, peeled, cored, and sliced thin
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease and line a springform pan, set aside.
In a small bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt. Set aside.
In the bowl of a stand mixer, beat the eggs and sugar until pale and foamy. Add the vanilla and orange zest, mix until combined.
Add half of the flour and mix until combined. Add half of the butter and mix until combined. Repeat.
Add the thinly sliced apples to the batter and fold in gently with a spatula.
Add the batter to the prepared pan and bake for 50-60 minutes, until a toothpick comes out clean.
Cool for 5 minutes, then remove from the pan. Serve warm with powdered sugar and/or ice cream.