Thursday, October 6

Apples galore!


I have got the baking bug at the moment - the temperature outside is definitely much colder and the urge to eat comfort food is growing! Today a neighbour popped in and gave me a recipe for Apple Cake...which ofcourse I HAD to try out.

Ingrediants
120z Plain Flour
3 teaspoons baking powder
4oz Brown Sugar
4oz White Sugar
2oz butter
1 large beaten egg
1/4pt milk
Apples

Peel. core and chop apples put with brown sugar.Microwave for 30 seconds.
Mix rest of ingrediants and stir in apples + brown sugar.
Place in lined baking tin - I used 2 x 7" deep sandwich tins.
Place in Oven 150 degrees until cooked. (40 minutes in my case)
Whilst warm sprinkle with brown sugar.

Cool and serve with custard.

Just as I was bringing them out of the oven my sister in law and her partner arrived - so I cut them both a slice and made up some custard! Ofcourse I had to sample the new recipe - gorgeous! Jon then arrived so he too had a piece - he loved it too.

After a walk I came home and was very tired so after a doze I had another small piece and some custard............custard! mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm!
I think this means one thing - I am getting a cold! I rarely eat sweet food but the thought of the custard does tickle my tastebuds. I have fed the rest of the apple cake to the hens who loved every minute of it - otherwise I would have kept slicing another inch off the cake and eating it with custard......custard...mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm!

The hens have just had the remainder of the custard......custard....mmmmmmm!

21 comments:

  1. Ohhh, custard. Comfort food my grandmother used to make!
    So...you baked the apple cake in your new kitchen?

    Kay, Alberta, Canada
    An Unfittie’s Guide to Adventurous Travel

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  2. Delicious! Custard - lovely:-)

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  3. Kay
    Yes - made it in the new kitchen! A joy!

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  4. You dirtied your kitchen already? ;) I love Apple Cake, but your recipe is slightly different from mine so I shall have to give it a go, Thank you!

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  5. I wish I'd been there for a slice before you served it to the chickens.

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  6. This sound so good.
    I love custard. Creme Brulee is my all time favorite desert.

    Your kitchen is getting done just at the right time.

    cheers, parsnip

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  7. Yes it is getting colder and comfort food to the fore - do hope your cold fades away!

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  8. Oh, Denise, I'll be right over...!!! :-)

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  9. Indeed Roger - a tribute to Steve Jobs xxx

    parsnip - me too! So we KNOW what we'll be eating together don't we?

    Tattie
    Aye can feel it approaching - but will lock meself away for 24 hours - I am NOT a male - I will not be popping me clogs with a cold! lol!

    Jo

    Kettle is on!

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  10. Looks good enough to eat. I bet you enjoyed doing it in your brand new kitchen.
    I'm with angryparsnip on the Creme Brulee front.

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  11. Oh Yum! I can almost smell it baking. Certainly would go nicely with my cup of coffee this morning.

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  12. OOh how gorgeous!

    I am having one last week of culinary heaven before starting at Fatclub next week with my mate Jackie :-D

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  13. I sure hope you're NOT coming down with a cold..? That cake looks gorgeous, I see you are putting your new Rayburn to good use! Alan has just stripped the last of our apples from the trees, to take to an apple-pressing business, in exchange they give us 50% back as juice (which freezes).

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  14. Gosh I like the idea of eating it wiv custard!!!

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  15. Husband loves anything with baked apple in it. So I'll be giving that recipe a try.

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  16. You gave it to the hens? When I'm here?!

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  17. Noooo, I've so got to go and get some custard now.. and of course make an apple cake, or maybe buy one as I'm too lazy to bake at the moment!

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  18. That sounds delicious. Thanks for the recipe.

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  19. Oooh, I'm going to try that too, looks delicious. I've got some baking apples. Should you be giving custard to hens? Surely that's cannibalism...Eer custard...eggs. I do hope mt godaughter Mabel doesn't grow two heads before I see her...Ha ha!
    BTW. What fun it was seeing you on the webcam albeit, very briefly. Did you hear grandaughter Olivia ask, 'Is that lady as old as you Grandma'? I said, Oh no she's much younger than me, and she's got hens!

    Di..xx

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  20. I have just copied the recipe thanks, think I might be able to make use of my home grown apples!
    xxx

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Thank you for your comments, always nice to know somebody has taken the time to let me know what they think.

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