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Apple Almond Cinnamon Cake

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Apple Almond Cinnamon Cake

Very handy for apple glut season. Do read the recipe through before you start, as it is in three distinct parts, like the cake. Thanks to my room-mate Simon's mother, Mrs Lund!


Almond Cake Base

  • 4 oz self raising flour
  • 2 oz soft brown sugar
  • pinch salt
  • 3 oz butter (unsalted)
  • 2 oz ground almonds
  • beaten egg
  • few drops lemon juice

Apples

  • 1 lb eating apples, peeled cored + sliced
  • 2 oz soft brown sugar

Cinammon Topping

  • 2 oz self raising flour
  • 5 oz soft brown sugar
  • 1 tsp cinammon (or more if you love it)
  • 2 oz butter

Preheat oven to moderate (170-180C), and butter and base-line a deep cake tin (round or square).

Rub together in a mixing bowl the flour, sugar, salt, butter and half the almonds. Bind with the egg (you will probably only need half) and lemon juice. Spread in tin and sprinkle with remaining ground almonds.

Pack the sliced apples over the almond mixture and sprinkle with the sugar.

Finally mix together the topping ingredients and blob over the apples (you don't have to be perfectionist about this, it spreads out as it cooks). Bake for about an hour. Best warm with thick cream.

Keywords: Dessert, Cake, Easy, Fruit

( RG878 )


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