Dorset Apple Cake
All purpose flour
Cooking apples, peeled,
Cored and finely chopped
Butter and flour 8 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 2 3/4 - inch loaf dish. Line bottom of dish with waxed paper. Butter and flour paper. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Sift flour, sugar and baking powder into large bowl. With a pastry blender or knives, cut in butter until mixture resembles fine meal.
Toss chopped apple in flour mixture. Set aside.
In small bowl, whish together egg and milk until blended. Stir into apple mixture until mixed. (Batter will be stiff.) Spread batter evenly in dish.
Bake at 350 degrees F for 45 to 50 minutes until skewer inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from oven. Cool on rack 10 minutes.
Remove from dish. Cook on rack.
Source: Victoria Magazine, March 1995, a favorite English recipe of Sue Clifford and Angela King of Common Ground, heritage apples orchard near London.
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