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Spiced Apple And Pecan Cake

  • Makes one cake
Spiced Apple And Pecan Cake

This cake is made with mayonnaise, making it a dairy free cake.


  • 1 cup wholemeal flour
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp ground mixed spice
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 2 medium apples
  • 2 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence


  • 1/2 cup pecan nuts
  • 2 tblsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon


  1. Sift flours, baking soda and mixed spice into a bowl. Return husks to bowl. Add raisins. Cut apples in half remove cores. Chop 1 ½ apples up roughly and add to flour mixture.
  2. Beat sugar, eggs, mayonnaise and vanilla essence together. Fold into apple mixture. Pour into a greased, base-lined 20cm ring tin.
  3. Slice remaining half apple and press slices into the cake mixture. Scatter pecan nuts over cake with brown sugar and cinnamon. Bake at 160 degrees C for 50 minutes to 1 hour or until a skewer inserted into centre comes out clean. Cool in tin.

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