Blackberry and bramley layer cake
Waitrose and Partners

Blackberry and bramley layer cake

Warming winter flavours packed into a light and fluffy layered sponge cake. A beautiful cake which is ideal for celebrating or simply enjoying at home. 

    • Serves18
    • CourseDessert
    • Prepare1 hr 10 mins
    • Cook30 mins
    • Total time1 hr 40 mins
    • Pluscooling

    Ingredients

    FOR THE SPONGE

    • 340g unsalted butter, softened, plus extra for greasing
    • 340g caster sugar
    • 8 British Blacktail Free Range Eggs, at room temperature
    • 300g self-raising flour
    • tsp baking powder
    • 150g ground almonds
    • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
    • 1 tsp vanilla paste
    • ¼ tsp fine sea salt
    • 6 tbsp milk, plus extra if needed

    FOR THE FILLING

    • 225g Waitrose & Partners Blackberries
    • 4 tbsp caster sugar
    • 4 tsp lemon juice
    • 200g Bramley apples, peeled

    FOR THE FROSTING

    • 3 British Blacktail egg white
    • 200g icing sugar, sifted
    • 225g unsalted butter, softened

    FOR THE DECORATION

    • ½ lemon, zest and strands