Dorset Apple Cake ( ish )

PennyBy Penny    

September 21, 2015


225g of chopped apples . A mix of bramleys and eaters

1/2 sliced eating apple

Juice of 1/2 lemon

225g Plain Flour

2tspns baking powder

120g cold butter ( diced)

120g Demerara sugar

1 beaten egg

3 tspns cinnamon

An extra 50g Demerara sugar

2-3 tblspns milk


1Heat oven to 180C

2Line a 7" round baking tin

3Pour the lemon juice over the chopped apples

4Put the sliced apple in a bowl with the 50g of Demerara sugar and 1 tspn cinnamon . Mix well to cover the apples

5Sieve the flour , baking powder and cinnamon into a large bowl

6Add in the butter and rub together as if making pastry

7Stir in the chopped apples

8Now add the beaten egg and 2-3 tblspns of milk to bring the mix together

9Put into prepared tin , arrange the apple slices and sugar mix on top . Press down

10Bake for 45- 60 minutes

11Cool in the tin for about 10 minutes then put on a rack to cool

12Serve warm as a dessert with cream or cold with a cup of tea

13Can be frozen