Comment on French Apple Cake by Rock.
Great to see your blog. I am also from away. I am writing because I too made the french apple cake. I made it for 20 people in a much larger pan and scaled it to fit. It was not a spring form so it did not leak. I simply flipped it out onto a big pan then reversed it back to a serving platter after it cooled.
It was very good but did not have the cake top like it had in Cooks. Although mine had a crispy flaky sugary top that was delicious.
On this site and others people have said it was oily. Mine was not, it was perfect except for the top.
I should mention that I used an immersion blender on the liquid part so it was totally emulsified.
I will make it again soon and will set aside more than a cup of the batter for the top to see if that will help.
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