Apple cake

James Martin’s autumn apple cake

Use up a glut of seasonal apples with this delicious teatime treat

By , 03 October 2016
James Martin’s autumn apple cake
  • Ready in: 40 mins
  • Serves: 16
  • Price: per serving

Nutritional Info
Each 85g serving contains
  • Cals 211
    11%
  • Fat 11.1
    16%
  • Sat Fat 6.4
    32%
  • Sugar 15.3
    17%
  • Salt 0.17
    3%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 1038kJ/248kcal.
Ingredients
  • 250g butter
  • 250g caster sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • 250g self raising flour
  • 2 English Russet apples, all cored, 1 thinly sliced, 1 peeled and diced
Method
  • Preheat the oven to 180c

  • Grease and line a 22cm square cake tin. Arrange the sliced apples in the bottom of the tin, in 3 lines.

  • Beat the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs 1 at a time then fold in the flour and diced apples.

  • Bake at 180c for 30 to 40 minutes.

  • Serve hot or cold with custard, ice cream or cream.