Apple and Cinnamon Cake

PennyAuthorPenny
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A lovely cake for afternoon tea

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Yields1012 Servings
Prep Time20 minsCook Time45 minsTotal Time1 hr 5 mins

 50g brown sugar
 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
 135g caster sugar
 115g butter, softened
 2 eggs
 1 +1/2 tspns vanilla extract
 200g plain flour
 1 +3/4 tspns baking powder
 120ml milk
 1 large apple, peeled and chopped

1

Heat oven to 180 C Grease and flour a 1lb loaf tin.

2

Mix brown sugar and cinnamon together in a bowl.

3

Beat caster sugar and butter together using an electric mixer until smooth and creamy.

4

Beat in the eggs, 1 at a time, add vanilla extract.

5

Combine flour and baking powder together in a bowl; stir into creamed butter mixture.

6

Mix milk into the mixture until smooth.

7

Pour half the cake batter into the prepared loaf tin; add half the apples and half the brown sugar mixture.

8

Gently pat the apple mixture into cake batter. Pour the remaining batter over apple layer

9

Top with remaining apples and brown sugar mixture. Lightly pat apples into batter; swirl brown sugar mixture through apples using a spoon.

10

Bake until a skewer inserted in the centre of the loaf comes out clean, usually about 30 to 40 minutes.

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Ingredients

 50g brown sugar
 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
 135g caster sugar
 115g butter, softened
 2 eggs
 1 +1/2 tspns vanilla extract
 200g plain flour
 1 +3/4 tspns baking powder
 120ml milk
 1 large apple, peeled and chopped

Directions

1

Heat oven to 180 C Grease and flour a 1lb loaf tin.

2

Mix brown sugar and cinnamon together in a bowl.

3

Beat caster sugar and butter together using an electric mixer until smooth and creamy.

4

Beat in the eggs, 1 at a time, add vanilla extract.

5

Combine flour and baking powder together in a bowl; stir into creamed butter mixture.

6

Mix milk into the mixture until smooth.

7

Pour half the cake batter into the prepared loaf tin; add half the apples and half the brown sugar mixture.

8

Gently pat the apple mixture into cake batter. Pour the remaining batter over apple layer

9

Top with remaining apples and brown sugar mixture. Lightly pat apples into batter; swirl brown sugar mixture through apples using a spoon.

10

Bake until a skewer inserted in the centre of the loaf comes out clean, usually about 30 to 40 minutes.

Apple and Cinnamon Cake