Thursday, 14 October 2010

Spiced Apple Cake.

Things are slowly coming together down in Brighton! We finally have the internet connected, and just had our new sofa delivered. This pudding was perfect to celebrate with.

Inspired by a recipe for German Apple Cake, which should be denser in the base, I wanted something a bit softer and spongier. It takes a little while to make this cake; set aside a quiet evening in your kitchen to show your oven some love; it will love you back when you can sit down happy, with a bowl of this warming pud.

Cake

170g self raising flour
60g dark brown sugar
25g golden caster sugar
130g butter
1 'egg'
1.5 tsp lemon juice
Soya milk
Spices: cinnamon, all spice, ginger
Vanilla
Maple syrup

Filling

2 apples
100g dark brown sugar
30g golden caster sugar
1.5 tsp lemon juice

Topping

40g self raising flour
80g dark brown sugar
20g golden caster sugar
40g butter
Cinnamon

1/ Peel the apples and slice thinly. Combine in a bowl with sugar and lemon juice. Give it a good stir so that all the apple slices are well coated, and then leave on the side for a bit.

2/ In another bowl sift together flour, sugar and butter until it looks like breadcrumbs. Add egg and lemon juice. Add enough soya milk so it turns to a creamy cake mix. Pop in plenty of spices and a good glug of maple syrup, so that it tastes sweet and full of spices and autumn charm.

3/ In (yet another) bowl sift the dry topping ingredients together and add butter until crumbly.

4/ In a greased and lined baking tray, spread the cake mix evenly. Arrange the apple slices evenly and over the entire cake, completely covering the mix. Make two thin layers of apples; not too thick but not too thin. Completely cover the whole cake with the topping mix, sprinkle over some extra golden caster sugar and cinnamon on top.

5/ Bake for 45 minutes on 180c until the topping is bubbling and a deep brown, chestnut colour. Once cooled it becomes slightly crispy in places on top, dense and rich and sweet throughout. Watch out for the gooey caramel inside. Serve warm with ice cream or cream, or eat cold straight from the baking tray.

3 comments:

  1. That sounds awesome, I ma the German apple cake from JOVB last year & it was pretty good but I'll be teeing your recipe soon!

    ReplyDelete
  2. Hello,

    We've recently launched the site Alldishes.co.uk where users can search through tens of thousands of recipes from UK and Irish food sites and food blogs.

    We noticed that you have a great number of tasty recipes on your blog and would like to suggest you have a look at our Top Food Blogs section here: http://www.alldishes.co.uk/top-food-blogs

    If you want to add your food blog to the list and have your recipes indexed on Alldishes.co.uk, all you have to do is follow the instructions here: http://www.alldishes.co.uk/add-your-food-blog

    Our concept is already live in Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Spain, and we deliver thousands of visitors to food blogs daily. Some of the top food blogs receive 20,000+ visitors from us on a weekly basis. You can also find us on Facebook by following the link below: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Alldishescouk/228445677248636

    Hopefully your food blog will be up there in the top!

    Warm regards,
    Senka
    RecipesUS.com, Hittarecept.se, Findeopskrifter.dk, Alleoppskrifter.no, Todareceta.es

    ReplyDelete
  3. s383live影音城-視頻交友 床上直播
    530線上影音城-美女免費直播網站
    杜蕾斯免費影片貼圖區 女人-qq愛真人視訊
    383線上影音城-真人秀場視頻聊天室
    小鴨影音免費電影-網愛聊天室
    小白影音免費電影線上看-午夜交友聊天室
    愛薇兒情色網-聊天室哪個黃
    免費A片線上看-色內衣秀全透明秀視頻
    加勒逼A片網-免費真人裸聊qq
    成人影片線上看-美女真人秀視頻直播
    全球隨機聊天交友網站韓國美女視頻美女主播真人秀網站動態色圖片美女視訊鏡頭錄影程式
    免費寂寞同城交友網站美女脫身視頻高清台灣麗人真人視訊網高跟絲襪久久色悠悠網視訊網
    真誠寂寞交友網站美女DJ視頻現場高清樂妻國際交友社區黃網址大全成人韓國視訊網主播
    同城交友聊天視頻美女視頻高清播放蘋果視頻交友社區快播成人玩具娃娃視頻韓國視訊
    情人交友網站美女真人舌吻教學視頻啪啪樂視頻交友社區在線成人動漫韓國視訊網主播線上看

    ReplyDelete