1 cup Plain Flour
1 cup Self Raising Flour
1/2 cup (125g) Butter
1/2 cup Caster Sugar|
1 teaspoon mixed spice
A little milk
1 Egg beaten
Extra sugar and cinnamon
Stewed Apple Filling
4-6 apples cooked with as little water as possible and cooled. (Approx 2 cups of stewed apple).
- Set oven at 190 degrees Celcius.
- Cream butter and sugar.
- Add egg.
- Sift flours and fold into mixture.
- Add a little milk if necessary to make a firm dough.
- Divide mixture into two.
- Flatten out into two rectangles to fit a greased lamington tin.
- NOTE: Lining the tin with paper may make it easier to lift out the slice after baking.
A lamington tin is about the size of an A4 sheet of paper.
- With pastry in the tin spread over the stewed apple.
- Top with the other half of the pastry.
- Score the top sheet of pastry into desired slice sizes.
- Brush lightly with milk. Sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon.
- Bake for 25 minutes. Allow to stand in tin until cold.
- Cut and serve either cold or warmed with ice-cream, cream or salted caramel topping (see below).
BONUS: Salted Caramel Topping
- 2 tins condensed milk
- 4 tablespoons brown sugar, packed
- 100g butter
- 2 teaspoons sea salt
Caramel: In a medium size saucepan over a medium heat, melt the condensed milk, brown sugar and butter, stirring until boiled. Lower the heat and stir for 5 minutes until thick. Remove from heat and stir in the salt. Cool slightly and serve with the apple slice.
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