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Apple Cake; gluten free and dairy free
Gluten Free Apple Cake
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
50 mins
 

Such a simple cake to make in the form of a tray bake, delicious eaten cold or warm with custard

Cuisine: Free From - gluten and dairy
Servings: 9 squares
Ingredients
  • 500 g Bramleys (or eating apples)cored , peeled and thinly sliced
  • 4 tbsp sugar not necessary if using eating apples
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • rind and juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 eggs
  • 125 g caster sugar
  • 125 g GF self raising flour
  • 125 ml vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • sugar to sprinkle on top
Instructions
  1. Add the sliced apples to a large bowl and to this add the 4tbsp sugar (if using Bramleys), cinnamon and lemon juice and zest. get your hands in there and toss the slices until they're covered in the mixture.

  2. In another large bowl beat the eggs and caster sugar until thick and creamy, add the oil, vanilla and continue to beat until combined.
  3. Add the flour and beat to combine into a thick silky cake batter.

  4. Pour half the cake batter into the prepared square baking tin, then using half the apples add a layer to cover the mixture.

  5. Pour over the remaining cake mixture and repeat the apple pattern with the remaining apple slices. Sprinkle with sugar to taste.
  6. Bake in oven on 170C/150C Fan for 40 mins

  7. Loosen from the edges and allow to cool totally before turning out.
Recipe Notes

Because this is made with apple it will keep moist for longer but if you like your cake crusty around the edges eat asap ... as if we let this cake last more than 3hrs in this house!!!