- Grease a 26cm spring form and spread the bread crumbs on it. Set aside. Mix all the ingredients for the crust and lightly knead to form a ball. Spread the dough evenly on the bottom of the spring form and gently press against the sides of pan, about 3cm at height. Prick the bottom with a fork.
- Peel and core the apples, then cut into 4 pieces. Arrange them on the crust. Cream together the butter, sugar, egg and rubbed lemon peel. Sift the flour in the butter mixture. Blend the whipped cream and mix well.
- Spread the mixture even on the apples and top with the sugar and almond slices. Bake in a preheated 190C/375F for 45 minutes. Leave the cake in the oven for 10-15 minutes after the baking.