Sizergh Apple Cake


  • 6 Beauty of Moray baking apples (peeled, cored and sliced)
  • 225g butter
  • 225g caster sugar
  • 450g self raising flour
  • Pinch of salt
  • 3 eggs beaten
  • 400g sultanas
  • 1 level tsp ground cinnamon
  • 250g Demerara sugar
  • 8 inch cake tin


Grease the cake tin on the bottom and around the sides and pre-heat the oven to 375˚F, 190˚C, gas mark 5.
Melt the butter in a large pan and remove from the heat. Stir in the sifted flour, sugar, salt and egg. Mix everything together to make a stiff dough.
Place 2/3 of the dough into the cake tin and press out evenly.
Mix together the apples, sultanas and cinnamon and add them to the top of the dough in the cake tin. Carefully spread the remaining 1/3 of the dough evenly over the top of the fruit.
Bake in the oven for around 1 hour until the top goes brown. Leave to cool and sprinkle with icing sugar.
Serve warm with custard.

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