Cheddar and apple sponge

Cheddar cheese is an intriguing ingredient in James Nathans delicious individual desserts
By James Nathan
Cheddar and apple sponge
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  • Serves: 4
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Prep Time: 25 minutes
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

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  • 110 g sugar
  • 110 g butter, softened
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 140 g self-raising flour
  • 30 g Blaenavon apple charlotte cheddar cheese, crumbled
  • 8 walnuts, chopped
  • 1/2 apple, peeled, cored and grated
  • clotted cream, to serve

Tips and Suggestions

If you are a big fromage fan, up the quantities of cheese in this recipe - any kind of cheddar will work.

Method

1. Preheat the oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Cream the sugar and butter together using an electric mixer.

2. Slowly add the 2 beaten eggs, then fold in the self-raising flour. Fold in the crumbled cheddar, chopped walnuts and apple.

3. Spoon the mixture into individual fluted tartlet tins and bake for about 15 minutes.

4. Serve with clotted cream.

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