Apple Cinnamon Tea Cake

Kay Gransden's

Kay Gransden with CakeIngredients

250g butter or cooking margarine
2 Granny Smith apples
1 cup caster sugar
3 large eggs
2 cups SR flour
300g sour cream
3 teas Cinnamon sugar

Method

  1. Grease a 24cm ring tin or 20cm deep round tin
  2. Using a small wiz, cream butter & sugar until light & fluffy
  3. Add eggs one at a time, scrape mixture into a large mixing bowl
  4. Fold in sifted flour & sour cream with spatula
  5. Spread half mixture into cake tin
  6. Peel & thinly slice apples and push slices into the cake forming a circle with flat sides vertical
  7. Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar and top with remaining mixture
  8. Cook in moderate oven (180 degrees C) for 40 minutes. It may need longer if not in a ring tin
  9. Leave to stand for 5 minutes before turning onto a wire cooling rack
  10. Serve with cream or ice cream