Cinnamon-Spiced Apple Cake

Cinnamon-Spiced Apple Cake


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About this recipe: This sponge cake is quick and easy to prepare. It's rich, buttery, lightly spiced and very fruity. Enjoy thickly sliced for afternoon tea or elevenses. It also does well in packed lunches.


Serves: 16 

  • 500g apples, peeled and finely chopped
  • 200g butter, softened
  • 250g caster sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 300g plain flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 100g chopped walnuts

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Ready in:1hr15min 

  1. Cream butter, sugar and eggs with hand blender until creamy. Mix together flour, cinnamon and baking powder. Add to batter. Fold in chopped walnuts and apples.
  2. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Pour batter into a greased loaf tin and bake for about 60 minutes.

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Reviews (6)


This cake is delicious , I didnt have enough walnuts so added some sultanas, there was a lot of mixture and it filled two loaf tins, I would suggest that you halve the ingredients if you want to make just one loaf. the peeling and chopping of the apples was a bit time consuming, and the mixture was very heavy to stir by hand. BUT worth it as its wonderful, moist and very tasty. - 04 Sep 2011


Easy to prepare. Cake took 1hr 30 min to bake, but well worth the wait. Most and full flavour. I added ginger for extra taste. Was delicious :-) - 08 Sep 2013


I have made this twice now and my family love it! The first time I got a 2kg and a 1kg loaf out of the mixture, this time I used my 2kg loaf tin and used the rest of the mixture to make individual muffins which were delicious. This recipe is so easy and results in a moist and very tasty cake :-) - 10 Sep 2013

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