Country Women's Association Irish Apple Cake

“From the Country Women's Association Cakes cookbook. Contributed by N. McLeod from Victoria. A simple rustic type of cake. Nice served as a dessert cake with warm custard or ice-cream. You could use a sugar substitute like 'equal' in this cake”
READY IN:
1hr 10mins
SERVES:
8
YIELD:
1 cake
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C.
  2. Grease a 20cm round cake tin.
  3. Sift together the flour, baking powder and the sugar.
  4. Cut in the butter roughly with a knife (do not rub it in).
  5. Add the apples.
  6. Stir in the egg and milk to make a fairly stiff mixture. The batter will appear fairly lumpy.
  7. Pour the mixture into the prepared cake tin.
  8. Bake for about 1 hour.
  9. Serve hot with custard or ice-cream.
  10. This cake can be cooked ahead and reheated in the microwave as needed.

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