Dorset Apple Cake

Ingredients: 225g butter, softened, plus extra for greasing 450g Bramley apples Finely grated zest and juice of 1 lemon 225g caster sugar 3 large eggs 225g self-raising flour 2 tsp baking powder 25g ground almonds 1 tbsp demerara sugar Icing sugar for dredging Method: Preheat the oven to 180°C/fan160°C/gas 4. Grease a deep 23-24cm springform cake tin and line with baking paper. Peel, core and … Continue reading Dorset Apple Cake

Strawberry & Elderflower Gateau

Ingredients: 2 x 200g sponge flan cases (25cm) 6 tbsp strawberry jam or conserve 400g strawberries (look for ones that are a similar size), halved 600ml double cream 2 tbsp icing sugar, plus 150g 5 tbsp elderflower cordial 5-6 raspberries or some pink food colouring gel small handful pistachios (optional), slivered or roughly chopped (see tip) strawberry coulis or cream, to serve Instructions: Remove the … Continue reading Strawberry & Elderflower Gateau