Dorset Apple Cake Recipe

If you have your own harvest gluts and a little time on your hands why not spend some of this weekend making chutney or better still Dorset Apple Cake.


Apples Diced                              212g

Baking Powder                           7.5g

Cinnamon                                   3.75ml

Eggs                                           3

Flour Self Raising                      250g

Butter / Butter substitute            225g

Milk                                            60ml

Demerara  Sugar                       50g

Sugar Soft Light Brown             225g

Sultanas                                    135g


Line a baking tin with parchment paper.

Melt butter. Put flour, baking powder, cinnamon, sugar, into a bowl. Add the melted butter, eggs, (add milk if necessary to slacken the mixture).

Beat well until thoroughly combined and mixture is light and airy.

Add apples and sultanas and combine well.

Pour into baking tin and sprinkle top with demerara sugar.

Bake 160/10 for 40 mins.

Cool on wire rack and cut into portions.

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