Upside-down apple cake

Serves 10 people

You'll probably have all the ingredients already, this cake's delicious and easy to put together.

  • 4 apples, peeled and cut into wedges
  • 150g unsalted butter
  • 200g caster sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp natural vanilla extract
  • 1½ cups self-raising flour
  • ½ cup milk

1 Preheat oven to 180°C. Fry the apple wedges with 25g butter and 50g sugar for 5 minutes, until lightly softened. Arrange in the bottom of a lined large loaf pan and dust with cinnamon.

2 Beat the remaining butter and sugar until light and creamy, then beat in the eggs and vanilla. Fold in the flour and milk then bake for 40 minutes until a skewer can be inserted and removed cleanly. Cool briefly then invert to serve.