Squidgy spiced apple cake

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Serves: 8

By ClarkeEJ

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Ingredients

  • 2 tsp baking powder

  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon

  • 2 tsp freshly grated nutmeg

  • 2 tbsp clear honey

  • 300g cooking apple peeled, cored and diced

  • 225g dark brown sugar

  • 2 eggs lightly beaten

  • 2 tbsp unrefined demerara sugar

  • 225g plain flour

  • 125g butter

Method

  1. Heat oven to 160C/140C fan/Gas Mark 3.
  2. Cream the butter and muscovado sugar in a food processor for a couple of minutes, then mix in the egg.
  3. Sift in the flour, baking powder and spices. Fold together, then stir in the apple.
  4. Pour into a buttered, base-lined 20cm springform cake tin and bake for one hour, or until risen and browned.
  5. Combine the honey and demerara sugar and spread over the cake while still warm.
  6. Remove from the tin and serve with cream or ice cream.

Handy Hint

This dark, aromatic cake is even better after a day or two. Eat it as is or reheat and serve warm with a scoop of ice cream.
Keeps for 3-4 days wrapped in foil.

Additional Information

  • Cake/Dessert

  • Kids can help

  • apple

  • cake

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  • ClarkeEJ 31/12/09 19:20

    This is a lovely cake with a christmassy taste... really love it...