It might not be quite apple season yet, but there is no harm in being prepared. Apple cake is one of the most popular things to come out of Dorset, so why not learn to make your own, that way, next time you come to the region, you can buy some locally grown apples and create the taste of Dorset wherever you are!

Ingredients: 225g cooking apples, peeled and chopped. Apples can be found all over Dorset, but be sure to stop off at one of the farm shops or delis in the region to buy some. The juice of half a lemon 225g self-raising flour 115g butter, diced, see if they have any at one of the region’s dairies. 165g sugar 1 egg – you can find eggs laid in Dorset here. 2-3 tablespoons of milk ½ teaspoon of ground cinnamon. 1 apple, sliced for the top.


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