Apple and Cinnamon Tea Cake
Serves 6-8 • Prep 15 mins • Cooking 40 mins
This pretty cake is perfect for afternoon tea.
What you’ll need
125g softened butter
⅔ cup caster sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 ⅓ cups The Healthy Baker Self Raising Flour
⅓ cup milk
For the topping
2 apples, peeled and quartered
2 teaspoons butter melted
2 teaspoons caster sugar
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
Preheat oven to 170ºC. Grease and line base and sides of a 20cm diameter spring form pan.
Using an electric mixer, beat butter, caster sugar and vanilla together in a medium bowl until pale and creamy. Beat in eggs, one at a time.
Stir in sifted flour alternately with milk. Stir until smooth. Spoon into prepared pan. Place apple slices on top of cake in a circular pattern. Brush with melted butter.
Bake for 40 minutes. Combine sugar and cinnamon. Sprinkle evenly over cake.
Cool cake for 10 minutes before removing sides of pan. Place on a wire rack to cool completely.