Apple Dessert Cake

    1 hour 20 minutes

    This is a great cake that has a layer of apples baked into the top, the cake itself has a range of subtle flavours including chocolate, cinnamon and vanilla.

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    Serves: 12 

    • 200g butter
    • 1 cup (220g) caster sugar
    • 4 medium eggs
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
    • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
    • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
    • 1 3/4 cups (185g) plain flour
    • 2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 5-6 tart apples, peeled, cored, quartered and sliced
    • icing sugar, for dusting

    Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:1hour  ›  Ready in:1hour20min 

    1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees C. Grease a round springform cake tin with butter.
    2. Cream butter and sugar until fluffy. Gradually beat in the eggs one at a time and with the final egg add the vanilla essence.
    3. Mix cinnamon, cocoa, flour and baking powder in a bowl. Fold into the creamed mixture.
    4. Pour 2/3 of the batter into the prepared cake tin then arrange apple slices on top. Cover with remaining batter.
    5. Bake in preheated oven for about 60 minutes. Cool on a wire rack and dust with icing sugar.

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