Dorset Apple Cake

Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Farmhouse Kitchen

The Farmhouse Kitchen

By Mary Norwak

Published 1991

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Ingredients

  • 4oz lard or butter
  • 8oz plain flour
  • pinch of Salt
  • 1½ teaspoons baking powder
  • 8oz peeled, cored and chopped apples
  • 4oz sugar
  • 1 egg

    Method

    Rub the lard or butter into the flour and salt. Stir in the baking powder. Mix the apples with the sugar and stir into the flour mixture. Mix to a dough with the beaten egg. Put into a greased eight inch cake tin, spreading the mixture about one inch thick. Bake at 350°F, 180°C, gas mark 4 for fifty minutes. Cut open while still hot and spread with butter. A few currants or raisins can be added to the mixture.