Country-Style Apple Cake

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
YIELD: 1 cake




  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees celcius.
  • Grease and line a 20cm spring-form tin and sprinkle with flour to coat.
  • In a mixing bowl cream the butter and sugar until creamy.
  • Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Sift in the flour and fold in lightly using a large metal spoon.
  • Mix the milk with the vanilla and stir into the cake mixture.
  • Spoon the mixture into the tin and level the top.
  • Peel, core and slice the apple and brush with lemon juice.
  • Arrange slices on the surface pressing down gently.
  • Bake for 1 hour or until a skewer comes out clean when inserted into the centre of the cake.
  • Cool the cake in the tin for about 10 minutes, before turning onto a wire rack to cool completely.
  • Dust the cake with icing sugar and serve.