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Whole Meal Zucchini Apple Cake

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3/4 C. sunflower oil2/3 C. raw sugar2 eggs1/2 tsp. vanilla essence2 zucchini; peeled and grated90 walnuts; chopped finely1 C. whole meal plain flour1 tsp. bicarbonate of soda1/2 tsp. ground cinnamonTopping1 smith apple, peeled; cored sliced finelyJuice of 1 lemon90 walnuts2 Tbsp. raw sugar1 tsp. allspice


To make the cake: preheat oven to 350, Lightly grease and flour a 8 inch ring tin. Place the oil, sugar, eggs and vanilla in a bowl and beat on medium speed for 5 minutes. Stir in the grated zucchini and walnuts. Fold in the remaining dry ingredients and spoon the mixture into the prepared tin. To make the topping and cook the cake: toss the apple in the lemon juice and arrange on top of the cake mixture. Combine the walnuts with the sugar and allspice, spread over the apple and bake in a preheated 350 oven for 45 to 50 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Remove the cake from the oven and allow to cool in the tin for 5 minutes before turning out. Serve warm or cold, with or without butter.