1/2 cup butter (approx) – room temperature
1/2 cup raw sugar
Pinch each of cinnamon, cloves and mixed spice
1/2 cup milk
2 cups SR flour
5 apples (sweet ones)
1 tsp cinnamon and 1 tb raw sugar mixed to dust
1). Peel, core and finely chop 2 of the apples, put them in a saucepan with a little water and spices, and simmer until the apple is soft. Drain off the liquid.
2). Beat butter and sugar, add 1 egg, beat well then add the other egg, mix in half the milk and flour, beat well then add remaining milk and flour. Beat until pale and creamy.
3). Spoon a a little of the mixture into muffin tins, about 1/4 fill them. Place a few pieces of cooked apple onto this, then top with more cake mixture.
5). Bake in a preheated 180ºC oven for 10 – 15 mins until golden on top.