A simple to make cake, this would also be wonderful with some whipped cream, yoghurt or ice cream, or with custard.
2 2/3 cups (370g) wholemeal flour
4 tsp baking powder
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
1 cup caster sugar
185g butter (melted)
1/2 cup water
3 eggs, lightly beaten
3 medium (450g) applies, peeled and sliced (plus extras to decorate top)
60g butter, melted
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
Grease a 22cm round cake pan, line base and sides with baking paper.
Mix dry ingredients in a large bowl. Add butter, water and eggs, mix well. Fold in apples.
Spread mixture into prepared pan. (Optional: top with extra apple slices).
Mix topping ingredients together. Carefully pour/spread over cake mixture.
Bake 150C for 1 3/4 hours until cooked through. Cool in pan. Carefully turn out cake and remove paper. Serve.