Spiced Apple Cake

CategoryDifficultyBeginner

You can substitute the apples with any other seasonal fruit – bananas and pears work well.

Yields1 Serving
Prep Time15 minsCook Time40 minsTotal Time55 mins

 170 g Unsalted butter, at room temperature, plus 20g extra, melted
 1 cup Pure icing sugar, sifted (160g)
 3 Eggs
 1 cup Plain flour (150g)
 2 tsp Ground cinnamon
 ¼ tsp Ground cloves finely grated
 Rind of 1 lemon
 3 Apples, peeled, cored
 2 tbsp Raw sugar

1

Preheat oven to 190C non fan. Grease and line a 22cm pie dish or 20cm round cake pan.

2

Using an electric mixer, beat butter and icing sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Sift together flour and spices. Fold into butter mixture with lemon rind, until combined. Chop 1 apple and mix into batter until just combined.

3

Spoon batter into prepared pan and smooth surface. Slice remaining apples and arrange in a circular pattern over top. Sprinkle over raw sugar. Bake for 40-45 mins, until a skewer inserted comes out clean. Brush top with melted butter. Cool in pan. Serve at room temperature.

Ingredients

 170 g Unsalted butter, at room temperature, plus 20g extra, melted
 1 cup Pure icing sugar, sifted (160g)
 3 Eggs
 1 cup Plain flour (150g)
 2 tsp Ground cinnamon
 ¼ tsp Ground cloves finely grated
 Rind of 1 lemon
 3 Apples, peeled, cored
 2 tbsp Raw sugar

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 190C non fan. Grease and line a 22cm pie dish or 20cm round cake pan.

2

Using an electric mixer, beat butter and icing sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Sift together flour and spices. Fold into butter mixture with lemon rind, until combined. Chop 1 apple and mix into batter until just combined.

3

Spoon batter into prepared pan and smooth surface. Slice remaining apples and arrange in a circular pattern over top. Sprinkle over raw sugar. Bake for 40-45 mins, until a skewer inserted comes out clean. Brush top with melted butter. Cool in pan. Serve at room temperature.

Spiced Apple Cake
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