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Little toffee apple cake

Little toffee apple cake

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  • Easy
  • Cuts into 8 slices

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

Nutrition: per serving
low insalt0.18g


  • 3 tbsp sunflower oil , plus more for the tin
  • 1 large apple
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 110g self-raising flour
  • 50g golden caster sugar
  • 3 soft toffees


  • STEP 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.

  • STEP 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.

  • STEP 3

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

  • STEP 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.

  • STEP 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.

  • STEP 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.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, September 2010

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