Ballymaloe Apple Cake

Recipe by Lezlie
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READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • FILLING- peel apples, and cut into 1/2 inch pieces.
  • (you should have about 3 cups) In bowl, toss with lemon juice.
  • Add raisins, cinnamon, allspice, cloves and nutmeg; Stir well.
  • Add honey and mix throughly; set aside.
  • In large bowl, sift together flour, baking powder.
  • Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse meal.
  • Stir in sugar.
  • Make well in center; pour in egg and milk.
  • Using fork, stir briskly to make a sticky dough; divide in half.
  • Roll out one half between 2 sheets of waxed paper to 1/4 inch thickness.
  • Fit into lightly greased 9 inch pie plate.
  • Spoon filling over dough; place other half of rolled dough on top of filling.
  • Press edges together.
  • Using sharp knife, cut small slit in centre of pastry top to allow steam to escape.
  • Bake in 350F oven for 45 minutes or until cake is golden brown and firm to touch and tester inserted in centre comes out clean.
  • Cut into 8 wedges while hot.
  • Serve warm and pass whipped cream and brown sugar separately.
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