Apple Cake


This recipe is almost fool proof.  I actually don’t think it is possible to mess this one up. It’s buttery, sweet, moist and smells wholesome and comforting. It can be made with any fruit, I’ve had success with blueberries and adding rhubarb.  Tinned fruit is completely acceptable in this recipe, and it can also be made the old fashioned way with a big bowl and a wooden spoon, which makes it so easy to whip up at the last moment. Ideal for afternoon tea or after dinner with a little custard and cream.

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Apple Cake Recipe

Ingredients:
125g butter (softened)
1/2 cup sugar
1 egg
3/4 cup flour
3/4 self raising flour
1 tin of apple slices

Oven at 180C

Method:
Beat butter and sugar together until creamy
Beat in egg
Mix in flours, until just combined and resembles a dough like mixture
Divide the dough in half
Press out one half into a paper lined cake tin. Or you can roll it out if you prefer.
Spread the apples on top. (You can sprinkle with a little cinnamon and brown sugar if you like)
Press other half on top of apples.

Bake for about 35 minutes.

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8 thoughts on “Apple Cake

  1. hey, i made the cake, like i said, with pears though. it was so tasty! I added cinnamon to the pears and a little bag of vanilla sugar and mixed that into the fruit.
    i almost didn’t have enough dough though to cover everything, so for the top layer i sort of spread it over best i could and there were little spaces that didn’t cover the fruit entirely. It was great in the end though! It doesn’t have to be perrrrfect 🙂
    conclusion: very tasty and made my whole home smell very warm and comforting 🙂
    keep up the good work, lara!

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