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Thursday, 30 October 2014

Apple cake

8 oz self-raising flour
6oz butter
6oz brown sugar
Half teaspoon each of ground cinnamon & nutmeg
2 large eggs
I large cooking apple, chopped roughly
Grease and line (just line the bottom) an 8'' tin
Mix all the ingredients and fold in the apple.
Bake for 40-45 minutes in a moderate oven
5 minutes before the end remove from the oven, sprinkle with some brown sugar and return to oven.
Allow to cool in the tin


  1. I love apple cake, it's something I will always order if I see it in a café, and yet I've never made any!

  2. What a great recipe I will be giving it a go, I love apple cake.

  3. That looks, and sounds, delicious. Flighty xx