Vegetable Plot

Spiced Apple Cake


Preparation info

  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in

The Birthday Cake Book

The Birthday Cake Book

By Fiona Cairns

Published 2011

  • About

A perfectly ordered miniature vegetable garden, sprouting an abundance of vegetables in neat rows. Each year I try, but mine has never looked anything like this to date... This is an ideal cake for a keen (or like me, aspiring) gardener. All the vegetables can be made weeks ahead and arranged on the cake on the day.


For the Cake


To Bake

Preheat the oven to 160°C/fan 150°C/325°F/gas mark 3. Butter a 25cm square cake tin and line the base with baking parchment. Pour the cake batter into the tin and