Moist, tender and delicious with the fragrance of cinnamon lingered on in the kitchen during the process of baking~
Author Ann Low
Prep Time 15mins
Cook Time 50mins
Total Time 1hr5mins
220gcake flour/plain flour
150gbuttersoft to touch
100gcream cheese (optional)room temperature
40mldairy whipping creamor milk
2red applespeeled and cored, diced (not too small)
2red applesfor topping
some demerara sugar or coarse sugarfor sprinkling on top of apple slices
Sift all the dry ingredients together and set aside.
In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar together for a minute at medium speed, add cream cheese continue to beat till light and fluffy then add in whipping cream and mix till combined.
Then add in vanilla flavor and lemon juice, and eggs one at a time, until mixture incorporated, mix well.
Scrape bowl and add the flour ingredients, mix well at low speed.
Add in chopped apples and use a rubber spatula to fold well and pour into a lined loaf pan or a 8 inch round cake pan.
Then cut the remaining 2 apples (cored) into thin slices and toss with one tablespoon of lemon juice. Arrange apple slices on top, gently pushing them down a little into the batter. Lastly sprinkle demerara sugar on top of the apple slices.
Bake in preheated oven 180C and bake at about 50 minutes or skewer inserted comes out clean.