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Leicestershire Apple Cake

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Ingredients
  Butter 4 Ounce (100 Gram)
  Caster sugar 3 Ounce (75 Gram)
  Egg 1 (Size 3)
  Self raising flour 6 Ounce (150 Gram)
  Cooking apples 1 Pound (450 Gram)
  Caster sugar 4 Ounce (100 Gram)
Directions

Preheat the oven to Gas Mark 4.
Cream together the butter and sugar, add the egg and beat well.
Gradually add the self-raising flour, beating well.
Stew the apples with the sugar, and drain off any juice.
Divide the pastry into two, and press one half into the base of an 18 x 18cm (7x7 inch) shallow baking tin.
Cover the pastry with the apple.
On a lightly floured board, press the remaining pastry out to a square to fit over the apples.
Bake on the third shelf for forty-five minutes.
When cold, turn out and cut into squares, and sprinkle with caster sugar.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Apple
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
65 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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