Rosemary’s Lancashire Cheese and Apple Cake

This recipe makes 12 slices.cheeseapplecak


15g butter
200g self-raising flour
1 heaped teaspoon baking powder
75g golden caster sugar
725g dessert apples (cored, peeled and sliced)
125g stoned raisins
1 teaspoon nutmeg
2 eggs (beaten)
110ml sunflower oil
150g Lancashire cheese


  1. Generously butter a loose-based 23cm (9inch) cake tin.
  2. Preheat oven to 170oC / 325oF / Gas 3..
  3. Sift together flour and baking powder.
  4. Add sugar, apples, raisins and nutmeg.
  5. Beat eggs into the oil and stir into the mix.
  6. Spoon half of the mixture into the tin.
  7. Add cheese.
  8. Top with the remaining apple mixture.
  9. Bake for one hour until golden.
  10. Cool in the tin for 30 minutes. Dust with icing sugar for decoration.

Rosemary Murray

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