Dorset Apple Cake Recipe

Dorset Apple Cake Recipe

Ingredients : Makes one 18cm round cake

225 g


225 g

7.5 ml

115 g

165 g


30-45 ml

2.5 ml

Cooking apples, peeled, cored and chopped

Lemon, juiced

Plain flour

Baking powder

Butter, diced

Soft light brown sugar

Egg, beaten

Milk, to mix

Ground cinnamon

Method :
  • Preheat the oven to 180oC/350oF/Gas 4. Grease and line an 18 cm round cake tin.
  • Toss the apple with the lemon juice and set aside. Sift the flour and baking powder together, then rub in the butter, until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
  • Stir in 115 g of the brown sugar, the apple and the egg, and mix well, adding sufficient milk to make a soft dropping consistency.
  • Transfer the dough to the prepared tin. In a bowl, mix together the remaining sugar and the cinnamon.
  • Sprinkle over the cake mixture, then bake for 45-50 minutes, until golden.
  • Leave to cool in the tin for 10 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack.

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