Norwegian Spoon Apple Cake Norwegian Spoon Apple Cake Title Image

by Paul Lowe, Sweet Paul Norwegian Spoon Apple Cake Main Image

No need to fuss over perfection. The first dessert recipe comes out a little loose in the middle, that’s why it’s called a spoon cake. It’s still plenty scrumptious, regardless. With cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice our next dessert recipe from Sweet Paul sure does live up to its name. See below for both recipes from Sweet Paul.

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Instructions For Norwegian Spoon Apple Cake


  • 3 apples
  • 4 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 3⁄4 sticks soft butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 3⁄4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • Crème fraîche for serving


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Peel and core apples and cut them into thick slices.
  3. Toss apples with sugar and cinnamon.
  4. Mix butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  5. Add the eggs, 1 at a time.
  6. Mix in flour and baking powder.
  7. Grease a 9 inch spring form cake tin and add half the batter.
  8. Layer with half the apples, the rest of the batter, and remaining apples.
  9. Bake for 50 minutes.
  10. Cool on a wire rack.
  11. Spoon into bowls and serve with crème fraîche.
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Instructions For Spice Cake


  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teapoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon warm water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1⁄4 cup confectioners' sugar for dusting


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Butter a 10 inch tube pan.
  3. Whisk together flour, spices, and salt. Set aside.
  4. Cream together butter and sugar, then add eggs and vanilla.
  5. In a seperate bowl, mix baking soda with warm water, and stir into the sugar mixture. Slowly combine flour and spices until well blended. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  6. Bake for approximately 1 hour, or until a tester comes out clean. Cool in pan.
  7. Once cool, shake pan to loosen cake. Turn onto plate, and dust with confectioners' sugar.