James Martin’s autumn apple cake
- Ready in: 40 mins
- Serves: 16
- Price: per serving
- 250g butter
- 250g caster sugar
- 5 eggs
- 250g self raising flour
- 2 English Russet apples, all cored, 1 thinly sliced, 1 peeled and diced
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.