Apple Cake
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Serves: Make 10 - 12 Slices
  • 225g butter
  • 4 apples (peel, core and cut into 1cm chunks)
  • 200g caster sugar
  • 2 tspn baking powder
  • 225g flour
  • 25g ground almonds
  • 1 tspn almond essence
  • 3 large free range eggs
  • small handful of flaked almonds
  1. Pre-heat the oven to gas mark 4/ 180 degrees Celsius. Line a 23-24cm springform tin with baking paper.
  2. Add the butter and sugar to a large mixing bowl and using an electric whisk mix until smooth. Add the eggs one by one and keep mixing. Stir in the almond essence.
  3. Add the flour, ground almonds and baking powder to the mixing bowl. Mix with a wooden smooth until everything is well combined and forms a cake batter. Then add the apples and mix well.
  4. Pour the mixture into the cake tin and top with some flaked almonds. Place in the oven for around 50 minutes or until golden brown and cooked through.
  5. Leave to cook for 15 – 20 minutes to eat warm and slice up once cooked completely.
Recipe by A Modern Rose at