6 large apples- (granny smith or gala) peeled, cored and sliced finely
Juice and zest of one lemon
160 g brown sugar
125 g unsalted butter
100 g castor sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
100 ml milk
150 g pl flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
50g brown sugar
1 tablespoon each of cinnamon and icing sugar
100 g walnuts, coarsely chopped
Line a 24 cm spring form cake pan.
Combine apples with lemon juice and zest in a bowl.
Whisk eggs, vanilla and sugars until pale and creamy
Melt butter, add to milk and add to egg mixture.
Sift flour and baking powder and fold into batter.
Pour one third of batter into pan and top with a layer of one third of sliced apples.
Repeat twice finishing with apples on top.
Combine walnuts, extra sugars and cinnamon and scatter over the top.
Bake for one hour in an oven at 180 deg for 70 mins. Remove and let rest in pan until cool.
Serve with cream, honey and figs.