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Five by five apple tea cake

Difficulty Easy
Season Winter
Preparation 20 mins
Cooking 35 mins
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Butter and flour a 28cm spring-form tin and preheat the oven to 180C.

Beat the butter and sugar with an electric mixer, add the eggs one at a time.

Gently fold through the flour and lemon zest.

Pour the mixture into the tin and scatter with diced Granny Smith apples.

Cook for 35 minutes or until a wooden skewer, when poked in the centre and removed, is dry.

Remove from the tin and cool on a wire rack.

To serve

Dust with icing sugar, a dollop of cream and some freshly sliced raw apple.

Handy Tips

Handy Tip 01

4 by 4 is a cake with equal weights of each ingredient. For example, if four eggs weigh 50g each and a total of 200g, then the other ingredients must weigh 200g each.

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