Apple and cinnamon squares

Apple and cinnamon squares


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About this recipe: These apple squares are truly delicious. This recipe takes the classic combination of apples and cinnamon to create a deliciously moreish cake. Serve on its own or with tea or coffee.


Serves: 9 

  • 130g matzo meal
  • 200g cinnamon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 eggs, separated, whites beaten until stiff
  • 125ml groundnut oil
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
  • 2 apples, peeled, cored and sliced

Prep:25min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Extra time:2hr cooling  ›  Ready in:3hr10min 

  1. Preheat an oven to 190 C / Gas 5. Grease an 20cm square tin.
  2. Combine matzo meal, cinnamon sugar and salt in a large bowl. Beat in egg yolks, groundnut oil, lemon juice and lemon zest. Fold in the egg whites. Pour half of the batter into the prepared tin. Cover the batter with apple slices, then pour the remaining batter on top.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until a cocktail stick inserted into the centre comes out clean, about 45 minutes. Cool in the tin for 10 minutes before removing to cool completely on a wire rack.

Matzo meal

Can be found online. If unavailable, substitute in breadcrumbs.

Cinnamon sugar

Can be found in larger supermarkets. If unavailable, make your own by mixing 3 parts of sugar to 1 part of ground cinnamon.

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