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Apple spice cake

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Cynthia Low on 26 Apr 2015

The Straits Times

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Ingredients
2 medium-sized apples (Pink Lady or Gala), about 250g
200g sugar
125g butter
1 egg beaten
220g flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon allspice
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 teaspoon cinnamon
70g raisins
2 tablespoons sour cream
2-3 tablespoons flaked almonds

 

Method
1) Pre-heat the oven to 180 deg C. Grease and line a 23cm wide cake baking pan with baking paper.
2) Peel, core and chop the apples into small pieces, place them in a large mixing bowl and sprinkle sugar over it.
3) Melt the butter in a small saucepan and add to the apples and sugar along together with the beaten egg.
4) Sift the flour, baking soda, allspice, nutmeg and cinnamon and stir into the apple mixture.
5) Add raisins and sour cream. Mix well.
6) Spread the mixture into the prepared baking pan and sprinkle flaked almonds over the top. Bake in the pre-heated oven for 35 to 40 minutes or until a knife inserted into the cake comes out clean.

 

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