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.