APPLE CINNAMON TEA CAKE GLUTEN FREE
Ingredients
  • 4 - 5 granny smith apples, sliced thinly
  • 300g unsalted butter, softened
  • 300g or 1⅓ cups caster sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 4 eggs
  • 300g or 2⅓ cups plain gluten free flour*
  • 1 tbs baking powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • Pinch of grated nutmeg
  • Demerara sugar for sprinkling
  • * I use Bob's Red Mill 1 to 1 plain baking flour
Instructions
Conventional Method
  1. Preheat oven to 180c.
  2. Generously grease a 20cm square or round cake tin with butter and sprinkle pan with demerara sugar. Arrange half the apple slices on base of tin.
  3. Beat butter, sugar and vanilla until pale and creamy in a mixer. Add eggs one at a time with mixer running.
  4. Add flour, baking powder, cinnamon and nutmeg and mix until just combined.
  5. Spread half the batter into the tin and top with the remaining apple slices. Cover the apples with the remaining cake batter.
  6. Bake in the oven for 50 minutes or until skewer comes out clean.
  7. Dust top of cake with cinnamon.
Thermomix Method
  1. Preheat oven to 180c.
  2. Generously grease a 20cm square or round cake tin with butter and sprinkle pan with demerara sugar. Arrange half the apple slices on base of tin.
  3. Beat butter, sugar and vanilla in Thermomix 30 sec/speed 5. Add eggs one at a time with mixer running on speed 3.
  4. Add flour, baking powder, cinnamon and nutmeg and mix 30 sec/speed 6 scraping down sides of bowl halfway.
  5. Spread half the batter into the tin and top with the remaining apple slices. Cover the apples with the remaining cake batter.
  6. Bake in the oven for 50 minutes or until skewer comes out clean.
  7. Dust top of cake with cinnamon.
Recipe by Hungry & Fussy at https://www.hungryandfussy.com/apple-cinnamon-tea-cake-gluten-free/