Blueberry and apple cake recipe

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  • Vegetarian
Makes12
SkillEasy
Preparation Time15 mins
Cooking Time1 hours (may need 15 mins extra)
Total Time1 hours 15 mins
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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

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Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 170°C/325°F/gas 3.
  2. 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.
  3. Fold in 2 small peeled, cored and chopped apples and 175g (6oz) fresh blueberries.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
Jessica Dady
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