Ingredients

How to make it

  • Grease and base-line a 7"-8"cake tin. Preheat a moderately hot oven, 375F, 190C, gask mark 5. Sieve the flour, salt and cloves into a bowl, cut in the butter and rub in until the mixture is like fine breadcrumbs. Peel and core the applies, slice thinly, add to the rubbed in mixture - with the sugar - the amount depends on how much sweetening the apples need. Mix in the egg and enough milk to make a fairly stiff dough, then turn the mixture into the prepared tin and sprinkle with granulated sugar. Bake in the preheated over for 30-40 minutes, or until crisp, golden brown and springy to the touch. Best of all served warm with chilled creme fráiche

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    Cosmicmother ate it and said...
    This is fantastic! It's so quick and easy to pull together, and simply delicious! I used just an 1/8 tsp of cloves, and 1/8 tsp of nutmeg. I wish I had crème fraiche to go along side, instead I served it with some whipped cream. The warm cake would be great served with ice cream or some custard poured over, yum!
    It's 5 stars in taste!! But I'm giving it 4 because the ingredient list and directions could be cleaned up to make it easier to follow. *The bottom line of the ingredient list should read ~a little milk to mix~ separate line~ Sugar to sprinkle over. At first I thought I had to add milk to the sugar, lol ;). Still a great recipe that shouldn't be overlooked for that!!
    More info here, including Imperial measurements: Irish Apple Cake
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  • lor 7 years ago
    I haven't been here much during the summer months but I came in to check on the group and noticed your excellent recipe. Because I am a wee bit Irish, and because your recipe looks delish, I'm giving you a much deserved 5 forks.
    P.S. Well I'd like to give you 5 forks but it appears I must make and taste before I am able to rate. You've got my 5 forks anyway ;)
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  • 22566 7 years ago
    Be the luck of the Irish to come up with a very nice sounding Apple Cake
    Thank-you
    Kind Regards
    Joyce
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