Kent cake of the month - toffee apple

Kent cake of the month - toffee apple

By Karen Thomas of The Enchanted Bakery in Tonbridge

01732 773313

Ingredients

8oz butter or margarine


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6oz of dark brown sugar plus 2 tbps (to sprinkle)

2oz caster sugar

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4 eggs

10oz self-raising flour

� tsp bicarbonate of soda

1 large cooking apple (peeled and sliced)

1 large or 2 small eating apples for decoration

2 tablespoons golden syrup

7x10in baking tin greased and lined with baking parchment

Method

Cream together both sugars and the margarine until light and fluffy.

Gradually beat in the eggs. Fold in sifted flour and bicarbonate of soda.

Put half the mixture in the prepared tin and layer on the sliced cooking apple.

Sprinkle over 2 tbps dark brown sugar.

Cover the apple with the rest of the mixture, arrange the sliced eating apples on top.

Spoon 2 tbps warmed golden syrup over the chopped eating apples.

Bake at 170c for 30-45 minutes, take out of oven when browned and risen.

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