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Apple and Raisin Cake

Preparation: 15 mins

Cooking: 90 mins

Serves 12, costs under £2.00


  • 10 Tablespoons Self Raising Flour (200g) (Level Tablespoons)
  • 9 Tablespoons Low Fat Spread (140g)
  • 6 Tablespoons Brown (Demerara) Sugar (120g)
  • 2 Teaspoons Ground Mixed Spice (6g)
  • 2 Eggs (100g)
  • 3 Apples (336g) (Average Sized)
  • 5 Tablespoons Raisins (150g)
  • 5 Dessert spoons Semi Skimmed Milk (50ml)

Allergy Disclaimer

Always check the label of each ingredient for allergy warnings.



  1. Preheat the oven to 160°C / 140°C fan oven / 300°F / gas mark 4. 
  2. Mix spread and sugar together in a large bowl  then crack the eggs into the bowl and in with flour and mixed spice.
  3. Peel and core the apples then cut into small chunks.
  4. Gently stir in the apple and raisins and gradually add the milk until the mixture drops off the spoon without needing to shake.
  5. Line a 20cm round or square baking tin with greaseproof (baking) paper then pour mixture into the tin and smooth with the back of the spoon.
  6. Bake in the oven for 1- 11/2 hours until the cake is well risen, golden brown and firm to touch.
  7. Remove from the tin by slipping a knife aorung the edges to loosen the cake and allow to cool before serving.

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