Steamed Jam and Apple Cake

by homemaker midori (follow)
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This steamed cake recipe is perfect for an afternoon tea party, high tea party or just to make it whenever you will have friends/relatives/guests over. They will love this moist cake. The cake is perfect paired with vanilla ice-cream if served during summer, or whipped cream if served during winter.

2 cups self raising flour, sifted
Ŋ cup milk
125 gram butter (softend)
3 eggs
1 cup sugar
1/2 granny smith apple, thinly sliced
1 cup raspberry jam or strawberry jam
Extra melted butter for brushing
Warm Water

• Preheat oven to 180ēC.
• Make sure all ingredients are in room temperature. Place sugar and butter in a bowl. Using an electric beater, beat the egg and butter for 2 minutes or until creamy.

• Add eggs into the mixture, one at a time. Beating after each addition.

• Using a large wooden spoon or metal spoon fold the self-raising flour and milk into the mixture. After folding the self-raising flour and milk, beat the mixture again until well combined.

• Place jam in a microwave safe bowl. Warm the jam in the microwave for 30 seconds.

• Lightly brush a 20 cm cake pan (non-sticky) with melted butter.

• Spread out the jam evenly into the cake pan.

• After spreading the jam into the pan, place the thinly sliced apples on the jam and pour the batter.

• Place a deep baking tray into the oven. Carefully fill half of the tray with warm water.

• Cover the cake pan with aluminium foil. Quickly place the cake pan on the baking tray.

• Bake for 40-45 minutes or until skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean.

• Let the steamed cake cool before serving.

• Serve with fresh whipped cream or vanilla ice-cream.

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