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Toffee Apple Tray Bake Recipe with Ginger

Spiced toffee apple traybake

Published: October 23, 2019 at 3:01 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 12

The apple sauce makes this cake deliciously squidgy. Serve warm as a pudding with cream or ice cream, or just at room temperature with a hot drink

Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal352
fat15.5g
saturates2.3g
carbs49.1g
sugars33g
fibre1.4g
protein3.5g
salt0.4g
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Bake this spiced toffee apple and ginger cake, then check out our classic ginger cake, Jamaican ginger cake, parkingingerbread and other ginger bakes.

Ingredients

  • 250g plain flour
  • 1 ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp mixed spice
  • 200g golden caster sugar
  • 75g soft light brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 150ml vegetable oil
  • 350g Bramley apple sauce
  • to serve toffee sauce

APPLE TOPPING

  • 25g butter, plus extra for the tin
  • 2 tbsp soft light brown sugar
  • 2 eating apples, peeled and cut into wedges

Method

  • STEP 1
    To make the apple topping, heat the butter in a pan and stir in the brown sugar until melted, then add the apples and toss. Leave to cool a little. 
  • STEP 2
    Heat the oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4. Butter and line the base of a deep 22-23cm square cake tin. Mix the flour, bicarb, ginger and mixed spice in a bowl. Put the sugars, eggs, oil and apple sauce in a separate bowl, and whisk to combine. Gradually add the dry ingredients, beating until combined. 
  • STEP 3
    Spoon the mixture into the tin. Arrange the apple pieces and drizzle the sauce from the pan on top and bake for 40-45 minutes. Keep an eye on it and cover the cake with foil for the final 5-10 minutes if it’s browning too much. 
  • STEP 4
    Cool the cake in the tin for 10 minutes then turn out. Serve warm as a pudding or at room temperature. Drizzle with toffee sauce to serve. 
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