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Simple Apple and Cinnamon Cake

This simple Apple and Cinnamon Cake is the perfect afternoon tea treat! It can also be made in the Thermomix too.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time1 hr


  • 1 ½ cup 225g self raising flour
  • ¾ cup 175g caster sugar
  • 125 g butter - softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup 130gmilk
  • 1 apple which has been thinly sliced
  • 1 ½ teaspoons of cinnamon


  • Preheat your oven to 160 degrees and line the base and sides of a 20cm round cake tin with baking paper.
  • Place the self raising flour, sugar, softened butter, vanilla, eggs and milk in the bowl of an electric mixer and beat until just combined.
  • Spoon mixture into your prepared tin and top with apple slices and sprinkle over the cinnamon.
  • Bake for 40 minutes or until cake is cooked when tested with a skewer


You can use red or green apples for this recipe.
The cake is freezer friendly, simply place it into a freezer safe container and store for up to 2 months.
You can also cook this cake in a slice tin. Check the cake after 30 minutes.