Apple & Orange Sponge Cake
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Apple & Orange Sponge Cake

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Serves 1 - 24 Pieces

A perfect cake for your tea or coffee!

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  • 6 granny smith apples,peeled,cored and cut into small pieces
  • 2 oranges,rind and juice
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 200g butter,softened
  • 150g granulated sugar
  • 4 eggs,large
  • 350g plain flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder


    1. Preheat the oven to 180C
    2. Put the apples,orange juice and rind in a 24x33cm roasting tin,and drizzle with honey. Roast in the oven for 15 minutes,take out,stir,and put back for another 15 minutes. Then take out a leave to cool. Leave the oven on.
    3. Put the sugar and butter into a mixing bowl and beat until light and soft. Beat in the eggs one by one. Sieve the flour and baking powder into the mixture and mix well.
    4. Add the cooled apples and stir together with a spoon.
    5. Butter and flour the same roasting tin that you roasted the apples in. Pour the mixture in to the tin. Bake for 25-30 minutes until well risen or until nice and golden.

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Kgirl13's picture
28th May, 2020
Just about to make my second one! We loved this cake and was a great way to use up fruit. I found the recipe very easy to follow and the smell of the apples and oranges in the oven was just heaven. A very tasty moist cake and very moorish too.
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