Blueberry and apple cake Recipe

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  • Vegetarian

makes:

12

Skill:

easy

5-a-day:

1

Prep:

15 min

Cooking:

1 hr
(may need 15 mins extra)

Nutrition per portion

RDA
Calories Array kCal 0%
Fat Arrayg 0%
  -  Saturates Arrayg 0%

This classic blueberry and apple cake is a real comforter- forget the calories and treat yourself!

Ingredients

  • 250g (9oz) self-raising flour5ml (1tsp) baking powder
  • 225g (8oz) caster sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 150g (5oz) melted butter
  • 2 small peeled, cored and chopped apples
  • 175g (6oz) fresh blueberries
  • 75g (3oz) sifted icing sugar

Method

  • Preheat the oven to 170°C/325°F/gas 3.

  • Place the self-raising flour in a bowl with the baking powder, caster sugar, eggs and melted butter. Beat with an electric whisk until smooth.

  • Fold in 2 small peeled, cored and chopped apples and 175g (6oz) fresh blueberries.

  • Grease a 20cm (8in) square cake tin and line with baking parchment. Spoon the mixture into the tin and bake for 1-1 1/4 hrs until golden and firm to the touch. Cool in the tin for 10 mins, then turn out and leave to cool completely.

  • Mix the icing sugar with 30-45ml (2-3tbsp) warm water to make a smooth icing. Spread over the cake. Leave until set, then cut into 12 squares.

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