Apple cake is a favourite all year round. you can fool yourself that it's not that bad for you, after all there's fruit in it isn't there? Also eggs and butter and so it must be good for you. Here's a recipe with an early Autumn flavour, you use brown sugar and so it looks sort of autumn.
Angie's Apple Cake
3 eggs separated
250g brown sugar
250g self raising flour
250g softened butter
3- 4 apples, peeled and sliced
juice of one lemon.
Find three bowls.
In the first bowl whisk the egg whites until stiff.
In the second bowl mix the sliced apples with the lemon juice
In the third bowl beat the sugar and butter until creamy. Add the egg yolks and beat well.
Fold in the sifted flour and lastly the beaten egg whites.
If liked add cinnamon and a few chopped walnuts- optional.
Pour the cake mixture into a cake tin and put the apple slices on the top, pressing down slightly. Sprinkle with more brown sugar.
Bake in the oven at 180 for 35-40 minutes.
When cool dust with sifted icing sugar.