Easy peasy apple cake

    1 hour

    This cake is quick and easy to throw together. It's tender, well-flavoured and packed full of apples. Serve with a dusting of icing sugar, whipped cream, ice cream or custard.

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    Serves: 12 

    • 100g unsalted butter
    • 100g caster sugar
    • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract or cinnamon
    • 2 eggs
    • 150g plain flour
    • 2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1 pinch salt
    • 100ml milk
    • 900g apples, peeled, cored and thinly sliced

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

    1. Melt butter and allow to cool slightly. Beat butter, sugar, vanilla sugar, eggs, flour, baking powder, salt and milk with a whisk into a smooth batter.
    2. Finally stir in apple slices.
    3. Preheat oven to 190 C / Gas 5.
    4. Pour batter into a greased pie dish and smooth out the top. Bake in oven for 30 minutes, then cover with baking parchment/foil and bake for a further 15 minutes.

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    I loved the simplicity of this recipe and the fact that there are quite a lot of apples to cake in the ratio. However it was quite soggy. Maybe a higher temperature or leave it uncovered? Less apples? Any suggestions would be appreciated.  -  06 Oct 2013