Apple Cream Cake

About this recipe: A moist apple, walnut and raisin cake is layered with a sweetened cream. It's a cinch to make and is perfect for birthdays or special occasions.

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Ingredients

Serves: 12 

  • For the Cake
  • 375g plain flour
  • 400g caster sugar
  • 250ml mayonnaise
  • 75ml milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 275g apples, peeled, cored and chopped
  • 150g raisins
  • 120g coarsely chopped walnuts
  • For the Cream
  • 475ml double cream
  • 60g icing sugar

Method

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Extra time:3hr cooling  ›  Ready in:4hr5min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease and flour two 23cm round cake tins.
  2. Using an electric mixer, beat flour, sugar, mayonnaise, milk, eggs, bicarbonate of soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt and cloves together for 2 minutes. The batter will be thick. Stir in apples, raisins and walnuts.
  3. Divide batter between prepared tins. Bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the centre of the cake comes out clean. Cool in tins on wire racks for 10 minutes. Remove and cool on wire racks.
  4. In a large bowl, beat the cream with icing sugar until stiff peaks form. Use this to fill and ice the cake.

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