• “Fish should smell like the ocean. If they smell like fish, it's too late.”

  • Scale by scale, We strip off The delicacy And eat The peaceful mush Of its green heart.

  • Give me a good sharp knife and a good sharp cheese and I’m a happy man

This cake taste lovely served with a cup of tea or coffee. Instead of raisins you can use chopped walnuts or almonds.

Difficulty: Easy
Serves 8
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 45 minutes
Total time: 55 minutes
Calories: total 2382 kcal, per serving 298 kcal.

250g (9 oz) self raising flour
100g (4 oz) caster sugar
60g (2½ oz) melted butter
4 eggs
1 apple, finely chopped
50g (2 oz) currants
1 tsp of cinnamon
2 tbsp pine nuts
1 pinch of salt

1. Place the currants in a small bowl; add warm water to cover and soak until plump, 5 minutes, then rinse and drain.
2. Whisk eggs and sugar in a bowl until soft and creamy.
3. Add the melted butter, cinnamon, pine nuts, salt. Add flour and mix well together.
4. Transfer the mixture into a greased loaf tin. Bake for about 45 minutes at 180C/350F/Gas4. Let cool and serve.