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Apple Tea Cake

Apple Tea Cake

The tender, moist crumb, and spicy flavour will have all who try it coming back for seconds!

Preparation Time

15 minutes

Cooking Time

45 minutes

Ingredients

  • 90g unsalted butter, softened
  • ⅓ cup icing sugar
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • ½ cup Irwin Valley Lupin Flour
  • 1 cup plain flour
  • 1 ½ teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon bicarb soda
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon allspice
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon natural vanilla essence
  • ¼ cup apple juice concentrate
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1 extra teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 sweet apple, cored & thinly sliced

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C (conventional heat).
  2. Cream together butter & icing sugar until white in colour.
  3. Add beaten egg & mix well.
  4. In large mixing bowl, sift together flours, cream of tartar, bicarb soda, cinnamon & allspice.
  5. In a separate bowl, mix milk, vanilla & apple juice concentrate.
  6. Add liquid mix & dry mix alternately to creamed mixture, stirring to combine after each addition.
  7. Line a 20 cm round cake tin with baking paper.
  8. Spoon mixture in & top with slices of apple.
  9. Mix brown sugar & extra cinnamon. Sprinkle over top of apple.
  10. Bake for 45 minutes, or until a skewer comes out clean from the centre, and the edges begin to pull away from the tin.
  11. Best enjoyed while warm.
  12. When cool, leftovers may be stored in an airtight container.

Notes & tips

  • Try a fruit jam, thinned with water as a glaze instead of cinnamon & sugar

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