Bramley & blackberry tray cake

Traybake recipe for 8 people, takes only 10 mins; recipe has butter, plain flour, bramley apple, lemon, whipping cream, caster sugar, egg and blackberry.

Bramley & blackberry tray cake

Bramley & blackberry tray cake

Recipe by Chef Soomro Course: Traybake


Prep time

20 mins


  • Egg: 3 eggs
  • Lemon: squeeze lemon juice
  • Butter: 175g butter, plus extra for greasing
  • Caster Sugar: 225g golden caster sugar, plus 1 tbsp for sprinkling
  • Plain Flour: 300g plain flour, plus extra for dusting
  • Whipping Cream: 284ml carton whipping cream
  • Bramley Apple: 4 Bramley apples, (approx 800g/1lb 12oz)
  • Blackberry: 300g blackberry


  1. Heat oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Grease a roasting tin (30x20cm) with butter, dust with a little flour, then set aside. Peel, core and slice the apples into rings, then toss in a little lemon juice to stop them going brown.
  2. Tip the cream and butter into a saucepan, bring up to the boil, then set aside. Whisk the sugar with the eggs until they thicken and turn pale, about 3 mins. Whisk the buttery cream into the eggs, then fold in the flour until completely smooth.
  3. Pour the batter into the prepared tin and arrange the apple slices over the top. Scatter over the blackberries, then sprinkle with the remaining sugar. Bake for 50 mins-1 hr until golden and beginning to pull away from the sides of the tin. Leave to cool in the tin and serve cut into squares.