Ingredients :
    1 cup flour cup sugar
    2 teaspoons baking powder
    1 egg
    5 large apples
    cup nuts
    cup arrowroot
    Brown Sugar for apples
    5 tablespoons milk
    Rind of 1 lemon
    2 tablespoons butter
    cup raisins
    Juice of lemon
    Extra butter for the top


Sift flour with baking powder and add lemon rind.

Beat butter with sugar until creamy. Add egg and continue beating while adding milk alternating with flour.

Transfer batter to a 10 inch (22 cm) pie pan or a round loose bottom pan.

Peel and core apples, and cut in 4 wedges. Dip each apple wedge in water and cover with brown sugar. Place apple wedges over cake batter forming a circle. Sprinkle nuts, raisins, cinnamon and dot with butter.

Bake in oven 350 F (180 C) for 45 minutes.

Remove from oven. Cool and unmold.

Mix arrowroot with lemon juice and sugar to taste. Heat, stirring until thickened. Glaze cake with this mixture.
        6 to 8 servings