Apple, Walnut and Raisin Cake

    Apple, Walnut and Raisin Cake


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    About this recipe: This delicious cake is a cinch to make. It's lightly spiced and dotted with raisins and walnuts. Spread with cream cheese icing, if desired. You can also use this recipe to make cupcakes or muffins.

    Serves: 12 

    • 110g butter
    • 300g caster sugar
    • 250g apple sauce
    • 2 eggs
    • 250g plain flour
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons bicarbonate of soda
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
    • 75g raisins
    • 60g chopped walnuts

    Prep:30min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:55min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease and flour two 20cm round cake tins or one 20x30cm tin. Sieve together the flour, bicarbonate of soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg. Set aside.
    2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Blend in the apple sauce. Beat in the eggs one at a time. Beat in the flour mixture, mixing just until incorporated. Stir in the raisins and walnuts. Spread batter into prepared tin(s).
    3. Bake in the preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes for the 20cm round tins OR 35 to 40 minutes for the 20x30cm tin. Test to see if a skewer comes out clean. Cool in the tin(s) for 5 minutes before turning out onto wire racks.

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