Apple Frangipane Cake

Apple Frangipane Cake

Apple Frangipane Cake
Fresh apples and almond paste lend French-inspired flavor to this sweet apple frangipane cake recipe.

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

Grease and flour a 9-inch round springform pan.

Beat 1/2 cup plus 6 tablespoons softened butter almond paste and 1 cup sugar at low speed with a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment until combined.

Increase speed to medium-high and beat until smooth light and fluffy 3 to 4 minutes.

Beat in vanilla bean paste; add eggs 1 at a time and beat until completely combined after each addition.

Gently fold in flour and salt with a rubber spatula until just combined.

Spoon mixture into the prepared springform pan.

Arrange apples slices over top of batter; brush apples with melted butter and sprinkle with 1 tablespoon sugar.