Spiced Apple Cake with Cider Buttercream


Preparation info

  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in

The Birthday Cake Book

The Birthday Cake Book

By Fiona Cairns

Published 2011

  • About

Take this cool wigwam cake along to the festival, or chill out in the garden instead. Perfect for any festival goer’s birthday celebration. If you want to make this as a ‘normal’ cake, decrease all quantities by one-third and bake in two 15cm cake tins.


For the Cake

  • unsalted butter, for the tins
  • 420 g self-raising flour
  • 3 tsp baking powder


To Bake

Preheat the oven to 170°C/fan 160°C/340°F/gas mark 3½. Butter three 15cm, 7.5cm deep, round cake tins and line the bases with baking parchment. If you only have two 15cm round tins, then make the full amount of cake batter, d