Apple Cake with Cream Cheese Icing


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About this recipe: This delicious apple cake is a cinch to make. It's moist, packed full of apples, spiced with cinnamon, dotted with walnuts and topped with a cream cheese icing.


Makes: 1 20x30cm cake

  • For the Cake
  • 250g plain flour
  • 400g caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 115g butter, softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 120g chopped walnuts
  • 1 1/2 (395g) tins apple fruit filling, such as Hartley's
  • For the Icing
  • 240g icing sugar
  • 115g butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 85g cream cheese

Prep:30min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Extra time:3hr cooling  ›  Ready in:4hr30min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease and flour one 20x30cm or similar sized cake tin.
  2. Place flour, caster sugar, eggs, 115g butter, salt, bicarbonate of soda, cinnamon, 1 teaspoon vanilla, walnuts and apple filling into a bowl and stir. Pour batter into prepared tin.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 1 hour. Let cool.
  4. Meanwhile, make the icing. Beat together icing sugar, 115g butter, vanilla and cream cheese until fluffy. Spread icing on top of cooled cake.

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Reviews (1)


ive made this once and it was lovely. i was wondering if i could use ground almonds instead of flour for this recipe? - 24 Feb 2012

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