Fall

Autumn Apple Cake

March 14, 2017
Photo by Katie Angharad Lewis
Author Notes

Moist, comforting cake using the most of seasonal apples. —Katie Angharad Lewis

  • Serves 12
Ingredients
  • 4 apples
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 120 grams butter
  • 140 grams soft light brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 225 grams self-raising flour
  • 1 teaspoon mixed spice
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 milk
  • 1 demerera sugar
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Grease and line a round 20cm baking tin with baking parchment
  2. Peel the apples and dice 2 of them, thinly slice the other 2 apples
  3. Place the sliced apples into a small bowl and mix with the lemon juice
  4. Place all of the cake ingredients except for the milk into bowl and combine
  5. Add the milk to the mixture until it reaches a good dropping consistency (you can add a little more if needed)
  6. Stir the diced apples through the mixture
  7. Pour the mixture into the cake tin and level the surface
  8. Carefully arrange the sliced apples on top of the bake
  9. Sprinkle the demerara sugar evenly over the top of the cake
  10. Bake at 180°C for 1 hour
  11. Leave the cake to cool in its tin for 10 minutes before removing & allowing to cool fully on a cooling rack

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