Le Breton michon is a cake made with apples, eggs, milk, flour, semi-salted butter, sugar, rum and apricot jam.

Originally from Haute Bretagne, this delicious cake with an authentic taste is perfect for snacks of the day.

Difficulty level: low
Preparation time : 30 min
Rest time : 1 hours
Cooking time : 50 min
Total time : 1 h 20 min + 1 h (rest)
Ingredients: 6 people
4 big apples
3 eggs
500 ml of milk
175 g flour
100 g half-salted butter
50 g powdered sugar
2 c. to s. brown rum
2 c. to s. icing sugar
apricot jam


  • Melt butter in a pan. Put aside.
  • In a bowl, beat the eggs.
  • In another bowl, pour the flour, powdered sugar, milk, rum and half of the melted butter and mix.
  • Let the dough rest for about 1 hour.
  • Wash, peel and cut the apples into cubes.
  • In a frying pan, brown the apple pieces in the remaining butter for 5 minutes over medium heat. Put aside.
  • Preheat the oven in static mode to 180 ° C.
  • In a 22 to 24 cm diameter mold fitted with baking paper, distribute the apple pieces in the bottom and pour the dough on top.
  • Bake for about 15 min.
  • Take out and sprinkle with icing sugar.
  • Bake for an additional 30 min.
  • Take out of the oven and let cool.
  • Brush with apricot jam.
  • Serve and enjoy!