Little Apple Tea Cakes

These little cakes are light and very moist. Keep some in the freezer for when unexpected guests arrive or pop in the lunch box for a lovely fruity treat. They are very yummy!

Little Apple Tea cakes....For you or the kids?

Little Apple Tea cakes….For you or the kids?

Little Apple Tea Cakes

Ingredients:
90g butter (softened)
1/3 Cup caster sugar
1 Teaspoon vanilla essence
2 eggs
2 Tablespoons milk
1 Cup Self Raising Flour
1 medium sized apple (any variety) grated (Peel the skin off first)
For Topping:
1 medium sized apple thinly sliced (Skin off too)
2 Teaspoons sugar (any type)
Cinnamon

Method:
(Pre heat oven to a moderate heat 180C)
1. In a mixing bowl add butter, sugar, milk, vanilla, flour and eggs. Mix until combined well. (I use my electric mixer for about 2 minutes or so)

Flour, milk, sugar, eggs, vanilla and butter...just mix!

Flour, milk, sugar, eggs, vanilla and butter…just mix!

Mix until light and fluffy

Mix until light and fluffy

2. Fold in grated apple.

carefully fold in the grated apple

carefully fold in the grated apple

3. Divide mixture into 12 cup cakes or 24 patty cakes.

4. Top each cake with 3 or so slices of apple and sprinkle a pinch of sugar on each cake followed by a sprinkle of cinnamon.

Add a pinch of sugar and a sprinkle of cinnamon, as much as you like!

Add a pinch of sugar and a sprinkle of cinnamon, as much as you like!

5. Bake cupcakes for about 20 mins. (Patty Cakes 18 mins or so)

Your guests will be impressed! Quick and easy to make!

Your guests will be impressed! Quick and easy to make!

These can be served warm or cold. They freeze beautifully too. Wonderful for the lunch box!

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