Apple date & walnut cakes

Yield: 12 Servings

Measure Ingredient
4 \N Cox's Apples, cored, peeled and sliced
4 tablespoons Orange Juice
6 ounces Brown Sugar
4 ounces Butter
1 large Egg, Beaten
8 ounces Plain Flour
½ teaspoon Bicarbonate of Soda
½ teaspoon Salt
½ teaspoon Baking Powder
1 teaspoon Cinnamon
4 ounces Fresh Dates, Chopped
2 ounces Walnut Pieces

Preheat oven to 190C/375F/Gas Mark 5.

Grease a 12 by 7 inch baking tin.

Place apples and orange juice in a pan. Cover and cook over a low heat for 10-12 minutes until soft. Mash to Form a puree.

In a bowl, beat sugar and butter until light and creamy. Beat in egg and apple puree. sift in flour, bicarbonate of soda, salt, baking powder and cinnamon. Fold in the chopped dates and walnuts.

Pour cake mixture into prepared tin and bake in preheated oven for 40 minutes until risen and form to the touch.

Allow to cool and cut into 12 squares.

Source: CHAT Magazine

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