12 months +

Apple Traybake

Prep: 10-30 mins
Cooks in: 30-60 mins
Serves: 16 slices

Contains:

  • Eggs

Suitable for:

  • Vegetarian

  • Vegan

  • Gluten free

Ingredients

300g of eating apple
250g unsalted butter (room temperature)
60mls maple syrup
2 tsps vanilla extract
4 eggs
300g self raising flour (or a gluten free option)

Contains:

  • Eggs

Method

Step 1

Preheat your oven to 180°C, 160°C fan, Gas Mark 4. Grease a rectangular 30 x 20 cm baking tray and line with non-stick baking parchment using a little extra butter. Top tip: you can use the left over butter on the butter wrapper for this and it's a great job for a little one.

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Step 2

In a large bowl beat the butter with the maple syrup, vanilla extract and 1 tbsp of flour until soft.

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Step 3

Add the eggs one at a time with 1 tbsp of flour with each egg added. Beat in thoroughly. Sieve in the rest of the flour gradually and fold lightly into the mixture using a metal spoon.

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Step 4

Peel, core and dice apples into 1cm cubes. Carefully fold into the cake batter.

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Step 5

Pour the cake mixture into the baking tray. Smooth over lightly, then bake for 35 - 40 minutes or until golden and springy to the touch. Insert a knife to check it's cooked – it should come out clean. Leave in the tin for 10 minutes to cool a little, then move onto wire rack to cool completely.

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