Today’s cake – Apple and Pecan cake

This goes very well with the morning coffee! If you’d rather have something to dunk, try my morning coffee biscuits instead.


3 cups plain flour
2 cups caster sugar
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup vegetable oil
4 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 Red Delicious or Golden Delicious apples, peeled and cut into 1cm cubes
150g pecans, roughly chopped

Making it
1. Grease a square cake pan, and line the base with baking paper. Pre-heat oven to 180 degrees celsius
2. In a bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking soda and salt
3. In a separate bowl combine the eggs, oil, and vanilla. Pour into flour mixure and combine
4. Add apple and pecan an stir through
5. Pour into tin and bake for 1 hour, or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean