Apple cake with cinnamon cream cheese topping


  • 200g self raising flour
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 100ml sunflower oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cooking apples (200g when peeled and cored), chopped
  • 200g cream cheese
  • 3 tbsp soft brown sugar
  • 3 shakes of cinnamon


  • Heat oven to 180 degrees c, grease a 23cm ring tin
  • Sieve flour and sugar into a bowl
  • Beat the eggs and beat in the sunflower oil
  • Add the egg mix to the flour and sugar, add a splash or two of milk to loosen the mixture into a nice cake mix
  • Stir in the chopped apple
  • Put in the ring tin and bake for 20 minutes
  • Leave to cool for ten minutes and then take out of the tin and leave (right way up) on a cooling rack until completely cold.
  • Make the icing by beating together the cheese, sugar and cinnamon. I like the flavour of brown sugar but you could also use icing sugar. Chill while waiting for the cake to cool.
  • Once the cake is cold, spread with the icing and  serve.

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