Makes 1 x 24cm cake
3 apples – Cox or Granny Smith (about 450g)
225g self raising flour
225g caster sugar
Zest & juice of 1 lemon
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp cinnamon
25g ground almonds
25g flaked almonds
Heat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas4
Grease and line a 23 to 24cm spring tin.
Peel, core and grate the apples, toss together with the lemon zest and juice.
Cream the butter and sugar and cinnamon together. Add the eggs and beat together.
Add the flour, baking powder and ground almonds, stir together and add the apple.
Mix everything well, spoon into the prepared tin, level the top and scatter over the flaked almonds.
Bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour.
Remove from the tin, allow to cool then dust with icing sugar and serve.