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.
4). Peel, core and slice the remaining apples to make enough apple slices to top each cake. Brush the tops with milk and sprinkle the cinnamon sugar ontop.
5). Bake in a preheated 180ºC oven for 10 – 15 mins until golden on top.