Spiced Apple Cake
1 lb (450g) cooking apples, peeled and sliced
4 oz (115g) vegan margarine
4 oz (115g) raw cane sugar
6 oz (170g) sultanas
2 level tsp bicarbonate of soda
1 tbsp boiling water
8 oz (225g) wholemeal flour
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground cloves
1/2 tsp ground allspice
1. Preheat oven to 180C/350F/gas mark 4.
2. Cook the apples in the minimum of water. When they are soft, mash to a puree and drain very well.
Cream together the margarine and sugar, then add the apple puree to
make a thick mixture. Stir in the dried fruit. Mix the bicarbonate of
soda with the water and add this also.
4. Sift together the flour
and spices and blend with apple mixture. Pour into a very well greased
cake tin, smooth the top and bake at in the pre-heated oven 45