Serves : 12 portions

  • 500g Northern Spy apples, peeled, cored and sliced
  • 50g sugar mixed with a little ground cinnamon

For the Batter

  • 80g butter, softened
  • 160g caster sugar
  • 1 organic lemon, zest grated
  • 2 eggs
  • 100g cornflour
  • 100g plain flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 125ml milk


Prep: 25min › Cook:45min › Extra time:10min cooling › Ready in: 1hr20min

  • Layer apples in the bottom of a round silicone cake tin (or a spring form tin lined with foil).
  • Sprinkle cinnamon sugar over the apples and set aside for a few minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 160 C / Gas 2 1/2.
  • Mix all the batter ingredients together and use to cover the apples. Bake in preheated oven for about 45 minutes.
  • Let cool in tin for 10 minutes, then invert cake and remove tin.