Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Apple & Blackberry loaf (gluten free)

2 Apples
125 grams Butter
Half a cup Sugar (or 1 cup Rice Malt syrup)
2 Eggs
2 heaped teaspoons Cinnamon
1 teaspoon Vanilla essence
Half a cup Almond Meal
1 cup Sorghum flour with 2 teaspoons GF baking powder
Handful of frozen or fresh blackberries

Heat oven to 180c.  Peel & core one apple and chop into small chunks.  Cream the butter & sugar, slowly adding each egg, mixing well.  Add vanilla, almond meal, sorghum flour, baking powder - mixing well to combine.   Fold in chopped apple, then gently fold in the blackberries.  
Core remaining apple (don't peel it) and slice it into discs as thinly as possible.
Pour into a greased and/or lined loaf pan and arrange the thinly sliced apple discs on top.  
Bake for appoximately 30mins or until a skewer comes out clean.