Spicy Apple Cake

  • 150g/5oz Plain flour.
  • 275g/10oz soft brown sugar.
  • 1½ tsp baking powder.
  • 1½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1tsp bicarbonate of soda.
  • ½ tsp grated nutmeg.
  • Generous pinch of ground cloves.
  • 675g/1½ lb of apples, peeled & grated.
  • 250ml/8fl.oz vegetable oil.
  • 4 eggs.
  • 25g/1oz chopped nuts.
  1. Place all the ingredients except HONEY FROSTING in a large bowl, and blend at slow speed with a mixer.
  2. When well mixed, beat at medium speed for 2 minutes, then divide between 2 greased deep 8 inch round dishes.
  3. Place one dish at a time on an inverted saucer in the oven. MICROWAVE at 50% (medium) for 6 minutes, turning twice.
  4. Increase the power to 100% (High) and microwave for 5 minutes until moist but firm.
  5. Leave to stand for 10 minutes, then turn out to cool.
  6. Sandwich the cakes together and cover the top with Frosting.