Category : Desserts
Author : e5
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Date : 14/12/2002
40g/ 5oz firm butter or margarine, grated175g/ 6oz flourpinch salticed water175g/ 6oz butter175g/ 6oz caster sugar2 eggs, beaten225g/ 8oz self-raising flour2 medium cooking apples, peeled, cored and chopped1tsp lemon rind2tbsp demerara sugarpinch cinnamonpinch nutmeg
Preheat oven to gas mark 4/ 180°C/ 350°F, and grease and line a 900g/ 2lb loaf tin. Cream butter and sugar. Gradually add eggs and flour. Stir in apples and lemon rind. Pour into the tin and sprinkle with sugar and spices. Bake for 1- 1 1/2 hours. This cake does not keep very well, but that is not usually a problem, as you can be sure it will disappear very quickly! It is best eaten warm with cream or Greek-style yoghurt, and is also perfect with cheese.
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