Rich apple cake

Recipe from: 5/10/2000 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 20
Servings 8
Time

Ingredients

  • 250
    g
    butter
  • 565
    ml
    castor sugar
  • 2
    large eggs
  • 400
    g
    bottle apple sauce
  • 700
    ml
    cake flour
  • 7
    ml
    ground cinnamon
  • 2
    ml
    grated nutmeg
  • pinch ground cloves
  • pinch salt
  • 10
    ml
    baking powder
  • 100
    g
    pecan nuts, coarsely chopped
  • 5
    ml
    vanilla essence
  • 30
    ml
    brandy
  • 410
    g
    sliced apples
  • fresh cream to serve
  • TOPPING
  • 45
    ml
    butter
  • 45
    ml
    flour
  • 65
    ml
    brown sugar
  • 1
    ml
    ground ginger
 

Method

 
Preheat oven to 180 ºC. Beat butter and castor sugar in a large mixing bowl until creamy. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in apple sauce until combined. Sift flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, salt and baking powder into another large bowl. Fold, with pecans, into butter mixture. Stir in vanilla and brandy and fold in apple slices. Pour mixture into a well-greased 20 cm diameter, 10 cm deep springform pan. TOPPING: Place ingredients in a saucepan over low heat and mix until butter softens. Spread over batter in pan. Bake for 1 hour, or until a skewer inserted in centre comes out clean. Serve with fresh cream.
 

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