Apple Cake


340g self raising flour

1.5 tsp Baking powder

340g caster sugar

225g butter

2 cooking apples

1 tsp almond essence

3 eggs

25g flaked almonds


Line a 21cm spring form cake tin

Preheat the oven to 160C / 140C fan, gm3

Melt the butter in a saucepan until fully melted.

Place the flour, baking powder, sugar, almond essence, eggs and melted butter in a bowl and mix until combined.

Peel and slice apples.

Place half the cake batter into the lined tin, then spread the apple slices on top, followed by the remaining cake batter. Sprinkle with the almonds

Place in the oven for 60-70 minutes until golden brown.

Remove from oven, run a knife around the edge of the cake and leave to cool completely in the tin.

Enjoy in the afternoon with tea, or as a dessert warmed with a scoop of clotted cream!