- 450g cooking apples (such as Bramley)
- juice of ½ lemon
Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…
- 225g butter, softened
Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…
- 280g golden caster sugar
- 4 eggs
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- 2 tsp vanilla extract
- 350g self-raising flour
- 2 tsp baking powder
Baking powder is a raising agent that is commonly used in cake-making. It is made from an alkali…
- demerara sugar, to sprinkle
Heat oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4. Butter and line a rectangular baking tin (approx 27cm x 20cm) with parchment paper. Peel, core and thinly slice the apples then squeeze the lemon juice over. Set to one side.
Place the butter, caster sugar, eggs, vanilla, flour and baking powder into a large bowl and mix well until smooth. Spread half the mixture into the prepared tin. Arrange half the apples over the top of the mixture, then repeat the layers. Sprinkle over the demerara sugar. 3 Bake for 45-50 mins until golden and springy to the touch. Leave to cool for 10 mins, then turn out of tin and remove paper. Cut into bars or squares.