Little toffee apple cake

Little toffee apple cake

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Prep: 20 mins Cook: 40 mins


Cuts into 8 slices
Get children aged 8-14 inspired in the kitchen by making an afternoon tea treat

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal145
  • fat6g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs21g
  • sugars10g
  • fibre1g
  • protein2g
  • salt0.18g
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  • 3 tbsp sunflower oil, plus more for the tin
    Sunflower oil

    Sunflower oil

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  • 1 large apple



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  • 1 egg



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  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 110g self-raising flour
  • 50g golden caster sugar
  • 3 soft toffees



    There are few secrets to toffee. It is simply sugar that has been


  1. Ask your grown-up helper to switch the oven on to 190C/170C fan/ gas 5. Brush a small (500g/ 1 lb) loaf tin with a little oil.

  2. Peel the apple with a potato peeler, then cut it into quarters and cut out the cores. Ask a grown-up for help if you need to.

  3. Grate the apple using a rotary or box grater and put it in a large bowl.

  4. Break the egg into a small bowl. If any pieces of shell fall in, lift them out with a spoon. Add to the apple, then add 3 tbsp oil and the vanilla. Mix well.

  5. Add the flour and sugar and stir together. The mixture is quite stiff so keep going until all of the flour is mixed in. Scrape into prepared tin.

  6. Push 3 toffees into the mix in a row. Ask a grown-up to put the tin in the oven for 30-40 mins or until cooked through. Cool before tipping out and slicing.

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5th Nov, 2010
How much flour and sugar do you put in?
15th Oct, 2010
I'm about to try this but put the batter into muffin cups instead. Might need more toffees or perhaps cut in half and put in the middle of the muffins before baking.
23rd Sep, 2010
I agree, DJW, there's no size given. Heidi, do you know what size tin your sister-in-law used?!
2nd Sep, 2010
What size tin? Looks quite small
30th Aug, 2010
This is a winner, I have to admit I didn't make it but my sister in law made it for lunch. My 2 year old niece thoroughly enjoyed it too!


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