Apple and Marzipan Sheet Cake

5 from 6 votes
Prep Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Course Dinner
Cuisine European
Servings 16 people
Calories 335 kcal


  • 350 gr Flour
  • 250 g Sugar
  • 210 g Butter
  • 200 g Marzipan raw mass
  • 200 ml Whipped cream
  • 1 packet Custard powder
  • 4 piece Apples red
  • 1 packet Vanilla sugar
  • 500 ml Milk
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice
  • 1 pinch Salt


  • For the base: cut flour, 170 g sugar, butter into small pieces, put vanilla sugar and baking powder in a bowl, knead everything well and spread on a baking sheet and press down well.
  • Peel the apples, cut in half, core, quarter and cut into thin slices. Mix with lemon juice and spread the bottom.
  • Heat the milk in a saucepan. Cut the marzipan into small pieces and allow to dissolve in the milk. Separate the eggs. Beat the egg whites with a pinch of salt until stiff. Whisk the remaining sugar (80gr.), Cream and custard powder. Bring the marzipan milk to the boil. Add the egg yolk mixture while stirring and bring to the boil again, let cool down a little. Fold in the egg whites.
  • Spread the marzipan pudding cream on the apples and smooth out. Bake the apple and marzipan sheet cake in a hot oven at 180 degrees for about 45-50 minutes.


Serving: 100gCalories: 335kcalCarbohydrates: 27.2gProtein: 3.8gFat: 23.5g
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Written by John Myers

Professional Chef with 25 years of industry experience at the highest levels. Restaurant owner. Beverage Director with experience creating world-class nationally recognized cocktail programs. Food writer with a distinctive Chef-driven voice and point of view.

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