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

  Preparation:

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
       
 
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