Recipe

Apple almond cake

This divine apple cake has a crunchy almond topping and goes beautifully with a morning or afternoon cuppa.

  • 45 mins cooking
  • Serves 12
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Ingredients

Apple almond cake
  • 125 gram butter
  • 2/3 cup caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup self-raising flour
  • 1/2 cup plain flour
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 apple, grated
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds

Method

Apple almond cake
  • 1
    Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease a deep 20cm round cake pan, line base with paper; grease paper.
  • 2
    Cream butter and sugar in small bowl with electric mixer until light and fluffy; beat in eggs one at a time, beat until combined.
  • 3
    Transfer mixture to large bowl, stir in half the sifted flours with half the milk, then stir in remaining flour and milk, stir until smooth.
  • 4
    Spread into prepared pan, sprinkle with apple and almonds, bake for about 45 minutes. Stand 5 minutes before turning on to wire rack to cool.

Notes

Keeping time: 2 days.

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