Apple and sultana cake from Sheffield Park and Garden

Puddings and cakes

  • Serves: 8
  • Preparation time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking time: 50 minutes
Tasty apple and sultana cake as made in our Coach House Tearoom © NT_NEN_Sheffield Park

Tasty apple and sultana cake as made in our Coach House Tearoom

Ingredients

CAKE

  • 12oz margarine or butter
  • 12oz light brown sugar
  • 6oz sultanas
  • 14oz self-raising flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1lb 6oz apple (frozen or fresh) chopped
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 3 eggs

TOPPING

  • 2oz butter
  • 3oz plain flour
  • 2 1/2 oz demerara sugar
  • 1oz oats
  • Pinch of cinnamon

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 160C (fan) or gas mark 4.
  2. Grease and line cake tin with baking parchment.
  3. Make the topping by rubbing together butter, flour, sugar, cinnamon and oats.
  4. For the cake, start by creaming together butter and sugar.
  5. Add the eggs, flour, baking powder and cinnamon a little at a time, mixing after each addition.
  6. Add sultanas and mix.
  7. Add apple and mix.
  8. Pour the mixture into the cake tin.
  9. Level off and sprinkle the topping mixture over the top.
  10. Cook for 50 minutes plus, until firm to touch and a skewer comes out clean.