I hope you enjoy this cake it is from Hubbies Grandmothers hand written recipe book from 1910.
- 125 g butter
- 125 g sugar
- 2 eggs, whisked
- 125 g flour, sifted
- 125 g cornflour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 3 apples, grated
- finely grated rind of 1 lemon
- 2 tablespoons sugar
Preheat oven to 180 C
Beat together butter and sugar until pale and creamy. Add the eggs and mix well. Stir in combined sifted flours and baking powder. Spread 1/2 mixture in sponge pan. Top with combined apples, lemon and sugar. Spread remainder of mixture on top.
Cook in for about 1 hour or until cake tests cooked.
Ice top of cake when cold with a nice butter icing made with the juice of the lemon and 1 teaspoon of cinnamon.