Rhubarb Rhubarb

This week we feel that we are much in need for some tea and wholesome cake-loving! Why not try making our Rhubarb and Apple Cake one cold and rainy June evening?
8 oz self raising flour
5 oz Demerara sugar
4 oz butter
2 small eggs, beaten
2 large cooking apples, peeled and chopped up roughly
1 tbsp white sugar
4 sticks of rhubarb, medium sized
100ml water
Pinch of salt
Whipped cream, as desired
-       Heat oven to 180C
-       Prepare rhubarb sticks: peel and chop into cube-like pieces and put the water sugar and rhubarb into a pan together and gently heat until soft
-       Mix the dry ingredients into a bowl and rub in butter to make ‘breadcrumbs’
-       Add and mix in the chopped apple and beaten egg
-       In a well-greased oblong cake tin, grease with butter and lay greased grease paper
-       Put in half the cake mixture, then evenly add in the cooked rhubarb and put the second half of the cake mixture, spreading evenly on top
-       Sprinkle on Demerara sugar
-       Bake for 1 hour
-       Serve with whipped cream
By Melodie Walter

5 Comments on Rhubarb Rhubarb

  1. Liz King
    June 27, 2012 at 12:11 PM (8 years ago)

    Oooh think I will definitely have to make this xx

  2. NatalieCathie
    June 27, 2012 at 12:17 PM (8 years ago)

    This looks very scrummy. Reminds me of my Mum’s yummy apple cake that she used to make back in the day :)

  3. Liz King
    June 28, 2012 at 3:14 PM (8 years ago)

    Its In the oven!

  4. Melodie
    June 28, 2012 at 7:43 PM (8 years ago)

    Liz, how did it go?