Recipe submitted by Sandra Blainey.

Sandra’s daughter Elizabeth is a pupil at Langside School “I always make this when my dad visits, as it’s his favourite.”

Grandad's Favourite Dorset Apple Cake

110g butter

175g soft brown sugar

225g self raising flour

2 eggs

2 large Bramley apples

1 teaspoon of lemon juice

50g sultanas

Preheat the oven to 180c/350f/gas 4.

Grease and line a loaf tin with baking paper.

Peel and chop the apple into chunks.

Sift the flour into a bowl and rub in the butter.

Stir in the sugar, chopped apple and sultanas.

Stir in the beaten eggs and juice to make a dryish mixture.

Press into the tin.

Cook for 30 – 40 mins until firm and golden brown.

Leave to cool in the tin before turning out.

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