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Friday, 1 July 2011

Apricot and cinnamon cake

As I looked in the fridge I found some beautiful apricots and so I thought why not find a recipe that has among its ingredients apricots? here's a fantastic creation from Bill Granger's book Everyday ... it's a tempting recipe especially for the fact that there is cinnamon in the batter and in the crumbly topping..mmmmm I really like it! I can't wait to taste it, the smell that comes out of the oven is pretty amazing I'll tell you how it'll turn out!!;-)I swear lol

140g self-raising flour
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
50g caster sugar
1 egg, lightly beaten
3 tblsp milk
1 tsp vanilla extract
85g unsalted butter, melted
350g apricot halves

look at this stage....gorgeous beauties!!!

40g plain flour
1 tsp ground cinnamon
35g caster sugar
35g unsalted butter, chilled and diced

1. Preheat oven to 180 deg C (350 deg F).
2. Grease and line the base of a 20cm (8 inch) round baking tin.
3. Sift flour and cinnamon into a large bowl and stir in the sugar.
4. Make a well in the centre and pour in the egg, milk, vanilla and melted butter. Mix with a wooden spoon until the batter is smooth, then spoon into the tin.
5. Arrange the apricots, cut-side up, evenly over the batter and then press gently down.
6. For the topping, put the flour, cinnamon and sugar in a bowl. Rub the butter with your fingertips until 'crumbs' form. Put the crumbly topping over the apricots.
7. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until the cake is light golden and a skewer inserted into the middle comes out clean. Leave to cool in the tin for 15 minutes before removing from the tin.

ready to taste it!!!!ok I'll wait until tomorrow'll be my fabulous breakfast's made even with seasonal fruit yum


At Anna's kitchen table said...

What a lovely treat for breakfast Lu!

Rhyleysgranny said...

That looks so good. I love it

Ms O said...

Looks wonderful, Lu!

Luana said...

thanks Ladies..a really delicious treat yum