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Apple Cake

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Introduction

I found this when i was going though a box of my mums things. She used to make this for us all the time when I was younger, and it's a really nice moist cake. I'm hopeless at changing ounces to grams, so I've used ounces as mum had it written.

Ingredients

Serves: -

  • 340 grams self-raising flour
  • 170 grams margarine
  • 170 grams superfine sugar
  • 170 grams golden raisins
  • 340 grams peeled and chopped apples
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 lemon (juice of and finely grated rind)

Method

Apple Cake is a community recipe submitted by carolines and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Run together the marg and flour, add the sugar, apples, golden raisins, lemon juice, rind and eggs.
  • Put into a 7 inch cake tin, greased and lined and bake for 1 and a half hours on gas mark 4.
  • Tastes best if you let it stand in a storage tin for a day after making. Nice on its own or with custard
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    What 1 Other has said

    • Made this last night and ate it this afternoon. I followed the recipe but used butter instead of marg, raisins instead of sultanas, and added a half teaspoon each of nutmeg and cinnamon. Cake has a slight crumbly texture but this contrasted nicely with the moist apple. It went down very well with the people I served it to.

      Posted by poppypixie on 27th August 2011
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