Lathcoats Apple Cake

An old favourite which Margaret French, a long-time apple picker and packhouse worker, used to make for our first Apple Day events. We still love it!

Preparation 20 mins
Cooking 1.5 - 2hrs
Makes enough for 6 servings


12 oz (340g) self raising flour
8oz (225g) caster sugar
8oz (225g) margarine
1lb (450g) bramley apples, diced
3 eggs, beaten


  1. Preheat the oven to 160C / gas mark 3 / 325F
  2. Cream the sugar and margarine together, add the beaten eggs and the apples and mix well. Add the flour a little at a time, mix well and pour into an 8 inch tin.
  3. Place in the oven for one and a half to two hours.
  4. Delicious served warm with cream or custard!
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