In the middle of winter, the smell of this warm, cinnamon spiced apple cake will bring a smile to everyone’s face as it bakes.

20 min
50 min


  1. 125g butter
  2. 3/4 cup + 1 tbsp (175g) caster sugar
  3. 2 large eggs
  4. 185ml milk
  5. 2 teaspoons Queen Organic Vanilla Bean Paste
  6. 1 3/4 cups (260g) self-raising flour
  7. 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  8. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  9. 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon or Queen Cinnamon Baking Paste
  10. 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  11. 2 apples, sliced thinly
  12. 1 tbsp Queen Pure Maple Syrup


  1. Step 1

    Pre-heat oven to 180C (fan forced). Grease a 20cm round cake pan.

  2. Step 2

    Using an electric mixer, beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla and mix until combined.

  3. Step 3

    Sift together flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg. Add to the butter mixture with the milk and mix on low until combined.

  4. Step 4

    Pour into prepared pan, and place slices of apple on the surface. Brush with a little maple syrup. Bake for 45-50 minutes or until cooked through.

Recipe note:

If using Queen Cinnamon Baking Paste, simply add to wet ingredients.

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