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55Total Time
10Prep Time
45Bake Time

Bramley apple cake

2 Reviews

About the bake

A family favourite with both children and adults.

55Total Time
10Prep Time
45Bake Time


  1. Step 1:

    Preheat the oven to 180°C (160°C fan, 350°F, gas mark 4). Grease and line a rectangular 27cm x 20cm baking tin with parchment paper.

  2. Step 2:

    Peel, core and slice the apples into a bowl. Add the lemon juice and set aside until ready to use.

  3. Step 3:

    Place the butter, caster sugar, eggs, flour and baking powder into a large bowl and beat until smooth and fluffy.

  4. Step 4:

    Spoon half the cake mixture into the prepared tin and top with the apples. Spoon
    over the remaining mixture.

  5. Step 5:

    Sprinkle with the demerara sugar. Bake for 45-50 minutes until golden brown and springy to the touch. Leave to cool before turning on to a cooling rack and cutting into squares to serve.


    • 3 Bramley apple(s) (cooking)
    • 1 tbsp Juice of one whole lemon
    • 225g Butter (unsalted) (softened)
    • 4 Egg(s) (free range) (medium)
    • 350g Self-raising wholemeal flour
    • 2 tsp Baking powder
    • 225g Billington's Unrefined Golden Caster Sugar
    •  Unrefined demerara sugar (to sprinkle)

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