A soft moist cake cake that smells sooooo good. This recipe only takes 20 minutes to prepare. Top with flaked almonds for a crisp, golden finish.
For the topping:
- 25g flaked almonds
- 1 tbsp golden castor sugar
- 1/2tsp ground cinnamon
- 120g peeled, chopped dessert apple
- 180g soft butter
- 100g golden castor sugar
- 3 medium eggs
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 100g ground almond
- 100g self raising flour
- 2 tbsp milk
- icing sugar
Preheat oven to 160C/ 140C for fan oven. Gease and base line a 22cm cake tin.
Put all ingredient into a bowl and mix gently together.
Put the butter and sugar into a bowl and beat until light and fluffy. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well between each addition. Add a little of the flourif the mixture begins to separate. Stir in the vanilla and almond extract. Add the ground almonds, flour and milk and mix to a soft consistency.
Spread the mixture in the prepared tin. Sprinkle over the topping and bake in the oven for 45-50 minutes until risen and golden brown. Sprinkle with icing sugar and serve.