Italian apple cake

A great and very simple apple cake, if you have a store of homegrown cooking apples,

they have the best flavour.

Serves 8

2 eggs

230g caster sugar

dash of vanilla extract

70g self-raising flour

150ml milk

3 medium cooking apples, peeled and chopped

1 tablespoon sugar

Set oven 180c Gas 4      line a 22cm cake tin with nonstick baking paper.

Whisk the eggs and caster sugar until thick and creamy, add the vanilla and

fold in the flour and milk. Mix the tablespoon of sugar with the chopped apples,

then add the apples to the batter and mix well, spoon the mixture into the lined

tin and bake for 55/60 minutes. Cool for 30 minutes in the tin.