Uncle Bob's fresh apple cake

  • Preparation Time25 mins
  • Cooking Time90 mins
  • Serves6
  • DifficultyEasy

For the honey glaze

120g icing sugar
2 tbsp honey
2 tbsp milk

For the apple cake

2 Granny Smith apples, diced
100g lightly toasted chopped walnuts
2 tsp vanilla extract
2 tsp ground cinnamon
375g plain flour
1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
1 tsp salt
400g sugar
300ml vegetable oil
3 eggs
For the glaze:
1) Add all the ingredients to a small bowl and stir until smooth. Set the bowl aside.

For the cake:
1) Preheat the oven to 160C/Gas 2. Lightly grease a Bundt pan or tube pan.

2) In a bowl, mix together the apples, walnuts, vanilla, and cinnamon. In a separate bowl, sift together the flour, baking soda, and salt.

3) Using an electric mixer beat the sugar, oil, and eggs in a large bowl. Add in the dry ingredients and beat until completely combined. Fold in the apple mixture.

4) Scrape the batter into the prepared pan and bake for 1 hour and 30 minutes or until a tester inserted into the middle of the cake comes out clean.

5) Allow the cake to fully cool in the pan, about 1 hour, and then turn it out onto a plate.

6 Drizzle the apple cake with some of the honey glaze, serve and enjoy!

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