Apple and Almond Cake
Preheat the oven to 170C, 325F, Gas Mark 3.
Peel the apples, core and dice into cm cubes, and sprinkle on to the bottom of a 20cm silicone round sandwich mould (if using a metal tin, line with baking parchment).
Mix together the apple puree with the sugar, 2 beaten eggs, self raising flour, ground almonds and almond essence in a mixing bowl, then pour over the diced apples.
Bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes, until risen and golden in colour.
Allow to cool slightly, before turning out. Serve warm or cold
TIP: swap the flour to gluten free flour if you are following a gluten free lifestyle
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 20-25 minutes
of which sugars: 15.8g
2 eating apples, such as pink lady
100g golden caster sugar (you can use white caster sugar)
130g self raising flour
½ tsp baking powder
30g ground almonds
100g apple puree or stewed apples (without added sugar)
2 medium eggs, lightly beaten
two drops of almond essence