Thursday, 1 May 2014

Lumberjack Cake (+playlist)

This is a really easy and very moist cake that really goes well with a cup of tea or coffee as well as a warm dessert. If you want to serve this as a dessert warm them up in microwave or pour hot custard over. You can serve this with cream and ice cream too.

Lumberjack Cake

Ingredients for the cake

- 450g of Granny Smith Apples
- 1 1/2 Cups of Dates
- 230g of Plain Floour
- 1 Teaspoon of Vanilla
- 1 Cup of Caster Sugar
- 1 Teaspoon of Bicarb
- 125g of Butter
- 1 Egg

Ingredients for the Topping

- 70g of Butter
- 1 Cup of Shredded Coconut
- 1/2 Cup of Brown Sugar
- 1/2 Cup of Milk


Preheat oven to 180.
Grease 20x20cm cake pan.
Peel core and grate the apples.
Chop the dates for the cake.
Add grated apples and dates in to a bowl.
Add 1 tsp bicarb in to that.
Then add a cup of boiling water.
Leave aside for 10-15 min.
Mean while beat sugar butter & then with the eggs until fluffy.
Add flour and the fruit mix. Mix well.
Pour the mix in to the cake tin and bake 50 min.
Put all the ingredients for the topping in to a pot and boil and add coconut.
Take the cake out and pour the mix on to the cake.
Bake another 20 min until skewer inserted comes out clean.
Leave to cool on wire rack for 10 min.

Then take the cake out from the tin and leave to cool down for 30 -50 min on the wire rack before cutting.

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