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Apple Crunch Cake











Preparation Time:  15 mins


Cooking Time: 1hour:  1 hour 30 mins




450g/1lb Bramley apples, peeled, cored and chopped

275g/10oz plain flour
20ml/4tsp baking powder
10ml/2tsp ground cinnamon
150g/5oz light soft brown sugar
100g/4oz butter, melted
2 large eggs, beaten
175ml/6floz milk
50g/2oz toasted hazelnuts
50g/2oz self raising flour
50g/2oz demerara sugar
5ml/1tsp ground cinnamon
25g/1oz butter


1. Preheat the oven to 190oC/Fan 170oC/ 375oF/ Gas Mark 5.


2. Grease and line the base of a 20cm/8inch loose-based cake tin.


3. Sift the flour, baking power and cinnamon into a large bowl.


4. Stir in the sugar and apples.


5. Mix the butter, eggs and milk togeather and stir into the dry ingredients- stir until just mixed


6. Pour into the prepared tin.


7. Place the remaining ingredients in a food processor and blend until crumbly.


8. Scatter over the top of the cake. Bake for 1 hour - 1 hour 15min or until risen and firm.


9. Allow to cool in the tin.


10. Cut into wedges and serve warm with ice cream or cream or cold as a tea time treat.