Everyone loves apple sponge cake right?!?
This is a light and fluffy cake with delicious soft apple pieces on top
- that's fat free! :-)
1 1/2 cups wholemeal spelt flour
1/2 cup raw sugar
1/3 cup apple sauce
3/4 cup ricemilk (or other plant milk of choice)
2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 cup pie apples
2 teaspoons cinnamon
In a measuring jug combine the milk & vinegar. Allow to sit for 5 mins.
Meanwhile, combine the flour, baking powder & sugar in a large bowl. Mix well.
Make a well in the middle of the flour & add the milk mixture, apple sauce and vanilla. Fold dry ingredients into the wet ingredients.
Put the pie apples into a small mixing bowl. Chop any large pieces into small pieces. Stir in the cinnamon and mix well.
Line a 20cm round baking tin with baking paper.
Pour the cake mixture into the base. Top with the apple mixture focusing on the middle of the cake as shown:
Bake in a preheated 180C oven for 45 mins or until cooked through when poked with a skewer.
Cool in tin for 10 minutes before serving.
Note: You can reduce the sugar if using sweetened applesauce.