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Apple Tea Cake

Apple Tea Cake

Light, fruit, delicate and delicious. A truly enjoyable cake.

Course Cake
Keyword Apple Tea Cake
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 10
Author Jane Georgiades


  • 3 small apples peeled, cored and thinly sliced
  • 125 g butter softened
  • 3/4 cup caster sugar
  • 2 free range eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cups self raising flour
  • 1 cup milk


  1. Line and grease the springform cake pan. Preheat the oven to 175°C.

  2. Beat the butter and sugar together until they are light and pale in colour.

  3. Beat in the eggs one at a time. Add the vanilla.

  4. Fold in the flour and milk alternately. Mix well until mixture is light and free of lumps.

  5. Lastly add the apple slices and fold through the mixture.

  6. Spoon mixture into the cake tin and bake for around 50 minutes, testing the cake from 40 minutes. Cover the cake with foil after it has been baking for 30 minutes so that it does not get too brown. When a skewer comes out clean it is cooked.