Wednesday, 21 September 2011

Apple Traybake


This is a lovely apple-based recipe for those golden autumn afternoons

Ingredients: 

60g butter
60g caster sugar
2 pink lady eating apples
For the cake:
125g butter
125g caster sugar
125g self raising flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
2 large eggs
3 tablespoons milk

Method:
Heat oven to 190 degrees
Melt butter in a pan
Stir in sugar and cook until dissolved
Pour into a 7x11 inch traybake tin, tilting it so that the mixture spreads all over the base
Slice the apples into 8-10 rings
Arrange apples in base of tin

To make the cake:
Put all ingredients into a bowl and beat with a wooden spoon or electric mixer for 1-2 mins
Spread the mixture evenly over the apples
Bake in the oven for 45 mins until springy and firm to touch
Leave to cool for a few mins then turn it out apple side up and cut into squares.


Fab also served warm as a dessert with a good dollop of custard!!



16 comments:

  1. Yummy, it looks delicious!!!Must try it soon! Thanks for sharing!

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  2. That sounds delicious!
    We are wrapping up peach picking here in NJ right now and this upcoming weekend kicks off apples and pumpkins at my favorite orchard.
    I become a small child at Christmas this time of year...it is filled with such fun, warmth and wonderment!

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  3. Mmmm! I love apples especially when baked into something nice. Pink Lady are my favourite eating variety I would never have thought to bake them, reaching for the usual Bramley. I'm going to try this. Thanks :) x

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  4. looks so delicious :) and thanks a lot!

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  5. Yum! Can't wait to go apple picking! xo

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  6. perfect! I just bought a 5 pound bag of apples!!

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  7. YUM, our apple trees are heaving with fruit so the more ways to use apples up the better mmmmmmm

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  8. Mmm I think I would love this! I don't think I've ever had an apple cake, just apple pies! Will def have to make it :)

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  9. This is perfect as we have lots of apples and are a little lost as to what we should do with all of them!

    Jenn

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  10. I have to try this one, I love apple pies :) it is nice to welcome autumn with all these apples :)

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  11. Yum!! This is the season to make that. Apples have been so so delicious lately.

    What is caster sugar?

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  12. Hi Hannah!Caster sugar is just a more refined version of the white variety we use for tea.It is lighter so the cakes are supposed to rise better.

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  13. oh Anne this looks divine!! My bf will love this (as will I, not so much my hips :P) so I'll have to give it a go.

    Anna xo

    http://www.lifesshinyprettythings.blogspot.com/

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