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Apple Fairy Cakes Recipe

Apple fairy cakes are a great way of using up leftover apples and are great for breakfast, lunchboxes or picnics. Full of flavour and easy to make.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Course: Afternoon Tea, Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American, British
Keyword: apple, baking
Servings: 12 cakes


  • 170 g unsalted butter or margarine at room temperature
  • 170 g brown sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 170 g self raising flour sifted
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 apples peeled, cored and finely chopped


  • Preheat oven to 200C/400F/Gas 7
  • Line a muffin tray with paper cases.
  • Put all the ingredients in a large bowl and mix well.
  • Spoon the mixture into the paper cases and bake for 20 minutes and golden brown.
  • Leave to cool and enjoy.