Apple sponge squares

Free from nuts


A tasty sponge cake recipe that is ideal for the entire family, including those with a nut allergy.


Ingredients - Serves 8 Adults

  • 113g / 4 oz. butter
  • 113g / 4 oz. of granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 227g / 8 oz. of self-raising flour
  • 1 large apple, cooking or eating
  • 4 tablespoons of low-fat milk

 

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180⁰C / 350⁰F / Gas Mark 4
  2. Cream the butter until it is soft then beat in the sugar until they are fluffy and light in color
  3. Beat the egg and add to mixture, beating it in well
  4. Sieve the flour 
  5. Peel, core and roughly chop the apple
  6. Stir flour and apple into other ingredients with the milk
  7. Line a swiss roll tin with baking parchment
  8. Turn into the swiss roll tin and spread it evenly to the sides
  9. Bake in the preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes until cake is golden brown and springy to touch
  10. Sprinkle sparingly with sugar and leave to cool
  11. When cool cut into squares

Serving Suggestions

Serve on their own or as a dessert with frozen yoghurt

info

Try using low-fat margarine instead of butter to reduce the fat content

About this Recipe

This recipe was adapted from the Allergy NI cookbook "Parties, Picnics & Packed Lunches"

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Apple sponge squares

Serves

8 Adults

8 Adults

Preparation Time

20 Minutes

20 Minutes

Cooking Time

30 Minutes

30 Minutes

Cost

Low

Low

Utensils Needed

Baking Tray, Chopping Board, Chopping Knife, Kitchen Scales, Mixing Bowl, Sieve, Wooden Spoon, Whisk

Baking TrayChopping BoardChopping KnifeKitchen ScalesMixing BowlSieveWooden SpoonWhisk
1/8 of this recipe contains
Energy
1196kj
285kcal
14%
Fat
12.9g
18%
Saturates
7.7g
38%
Sugars
16.2g
18%
Salt
0.5g
8%
of an adult's reference intake
Nutrition Information
Typical ValuesPer 100gPer Portion (74g)
Energy1616Kj 1196Kj
386Kcal 285Kcal
Fat17.4g 12.9g
(of which saturates)10.4g 7.7g
Carbohydrate51.2g 37.9g
(of which sugars)21.9g 16.2g
Fibre1.6g 1.2g
Protein5.3g 3.9g
Salt0.7g 0.5g

Recipe rating

Current rating: 3.1 (7 ratings)