Norwegian apple cake

Norwegian apple cake

Norwegian apple cake
 
Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 2 eggs
  • 225g caster sugar
  • 100g butter
  • 150ml full cream milk (gold top, or the top of a bottle of silver top)
  • 175g plain flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 4 cooking apples
Method
  1. Preheat oven to 200C/Gas 5. Grease and line a 25cm springform cake tin with greaseproof paper.
  2. In a mixing bowl, whisk the eggs and 200g of the sugar together until thick, creamy and the whisk leaves a trail when it is lifted.
  3. Place the butter and milk in a saucepan and bring to the boil.
  4. Add this to the egg and sugar mixture, mixing to combine to a smooth batter.
  5. Sieve the flour, baking powder and cinnamon into the batter, folding it in carefully using a metal spoon. Pour batter into the cake tin.
  6. Core, quarter, peel (if you wish) and slice the apples and arrange over the batter.
  7. Sprinkle with the remaining sugar and bake for 20-25 mins until risen and golden.
  8. Serve warm with cream, or cool with Earl Grey tea.
 

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