Bramley apple sauce cake

Bramley apple sauce cake


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About this recipe: Apple sauce is great for making moist, delicious cakes like this one! The flavour improves after a day or so. Store in an airtight container for best results.


Serves: 12 

  • 215g self-raising flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 100g cooking margarine (or butter)
  • 220g dark brown soft sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 235ml Bramley apple sauce

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:55min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Lightly grease and flour a 23cm square cake tin.
  2. Sir together flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  3. In a large bowl, cream margarine and brown sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Stir flour mixture into creamed mixture alternately with apple sauce; make 3 dry and 2 liquid additions, combining lightly after each. Spoon cake mixture into the cake tin.
  4. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes, or until cake springs back when lightly touched.

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Great recipe! Super flavourful and light and fluffy of texture. Good for using up a glut of apples, and very easy to make. It's rare, but I didn't have brown sugar, took two big tablespoons full of molasses and made the rest of the weight up with white sugar, still fabulous. A lot disappeared still hot out of the oven, not sure there will be any to store for a day! Would be great as dessert with custard, also. - 06 Mar 2014

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