Cylch Blodeuwedd

Druidic Grove in North-West Wales

Apple Crumble Cake

by Aethnen - January 17th, 2009.
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ABOUT: Delicious and popular cake for the harvest festivals of Gŵyl Awst, Gŵyl Medi and Gŵyl Calan Gaeaf. There are 3 layers to this cake, so it is quite deep … the cake bottom, apple and then crumble topping.



For cake mixture …

8 oz margarine

8 oz caster sugar

4 eggs, beaten

12 oz flour

1 tsp vanilla essence

for apple middle …

1-2 lbs Apples, cored, peeled, and sliced to reasonably medium-small

for crumble topping …

6 oz melted butter

8 oz self-raising flour

6 oz caster sugar



1. Cream/mix margarine and sugar until fluffy and there are no lumps of margarine. Melt butter in separate pan, careful not to scorch. Beat eggs and vanilla together separately as well.

2. Sift flour and fold into margarine/sugar mixture, then gradually add in eggs. Mix well with wooden spoon until all the batter is creamy and smooth.Pour into a round baking cake tin.

3. Arrange sliced apples on top of batter, covering well.

4. To make crumble–to butter, add flour and sugar, and work together with your fingertips until resembling thick breadcrumbs. Add crumble on top of apples.

5. Sprinkle cinnamon on top, if desired.

6. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 350 F or Gas Mark 4 for however long necessary. But keep a close watch and make sure crumble top doesn’t burn.

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