Deliciously moist apple cakes

Posted on March 18, 2012

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Sometimes you find a recipe that’s a bit too special and it sticks with you , these apple cakes are exactly as the name suggests , deliciously , moist and super special.

I initially found the recipe through a cooking party and was impressed with not only the final result but also the quick preparation involved and short cooking time . Over the years I have tweaked the recipe a little and we have an absolute winner with this one !

The sweet smell of apples and cinnamon baking with a hint of vanilla wafting down the house is enough to get the appetite going , put it this way , these little bites of heaven don’t last very long in our house.Perfect as a lunchbox or after school treat or take in for morning tea …they have also been very popular when served at brunch or breakfast, whichever way you decide to serve them, I promise they will not disappoint . The best part is get the kids involved with the preparation , it really is that simple !

Deliciously Moist Apple Cakes

You will need :

  • 120g caster sugar
  • 24 hole mini muffin pan lightly greased
  • 125g self-raising flour
  • 2 large eggs
  • 125g butter, melted
  • 4 medium apples, peeled, cored and diced
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla essence
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup milk

Preparation :

  • Preheat oven to 180°c.
  • In a large bowl, combine all ingredients taking care not to over mix.
  • Pour mixture into the muffin pan (about 1 heaped tbsp per cake )
  • Bake for 20 minutes or until cooked and golden brown.
  • Allow to cool completely before removing from the pan.
  • Dust lightly with icing sugar.

Tip : Apples can be replaced with a can of pie apples.

Yum !

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