first, gather your ingredients
line a 20cm springform pan with baking paper
2/3 cup of castor sugar
2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
place butter,lemon rind and sugar in the bowl of an electric mixer
cream until mixture is light and fluffy
beat in eggs one at a time
1 cup self raising flour and 1/2 cup plain flour
sift the flours
add the flours to the mixture
1/3 cup milk
pour in milk and stir.
combine the mixture
transfer mixture into prepared pan
spread mixture evenly in the pan
peel and cut apples into quarters
make lengthways cuts into rounded sides of apple quarters, cutting about three quarters of the way through
arrange quarters, rounded side up, around the edge of the cake.
place in oven...
and bake for about one hour
bake at about 180 degrees celsius
2 tablespoons water
1 teaspoon gelatine
dissolve gelatine in water over hot water
2 tablespoons strained apricot jam
add apricot jam to gelatine and water
and mix together
take your cake out of the oven when it looks golden brown
glaze cake with apricot jam mixture
leave cake to cool,and add more glaze.
you now have a delicious apple cake!
remember to wear an apron
use oven gloves when handling hot things.