Autumn is the perfect time for making use of locally grown apples, which will be in abundance in many Lincolnshire gardens.
Cream the butter and sugar together. Fold in the eggs and flour as you would with a basic Victoria sponge.
Add the spices to the mix and fold them in as well. Then peel, core and dice the apples and stir them in. Put the whole mixture into a greased cake tin and cook in a preheated oven at 180 degrees (gas mark 4) for 25-30 minutes. Poke a skewer in to check it's done, and if it comes out clean you're good to go. The cake should have a golden brown colour due to the cinnamon. Serve with custard for a warming treat.
Calories: around 1700 per cake, or 283 per 1/6th portion.
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