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Mother’s Day Apple Cake

I usually make my mom something for Mother’s Day (I’ve come a long way from a pack of hugs & kisses tickets) and this year she requested cake! My mom actually taught me this recipe, and I’ve found a video of us making it together in our archive! Please give this cake a try, it’s so simple. What you need: 2 eggs, plus 1 yolk 3/4 cup sugar 1 cup flour 1/2 sunflower oil 2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 tsp Autumn Harvest Blend, or cinnamon dash of dried ginger Zest of one lemon 3 cups very ripe apples Butter & flour to coat baking pan Mixer – hand held or standing 9 inch round cake pan Preheat oven to 350° F Grease the baking pan with butter and a light dusting of flour. This will help to keep the cake from sticking to the pan. Beat the eggs and sugar until foamy with a hand mixer or a standing mixer with a paddle attachment. Add all remaining ingredients, except the apples, …

Rhubarb + Thyme Crumble

Filling: 3 cups local rhubarb  1 cup sugar 1 tsp  fresh thyme squeeze of lemon juice Crumble Ingredients : 1 1/2 cups spelt flour 4 tablespoons cold local butter 2 tablespoons sugar Pinch salt 4 tablespoons cold water or milk more fresh thyme if desired Mix filling ingredients directly in your 8 inch  baking dish. With your hands mix flour, butter, sugar and salt until the mixture becomes sandlike. Add the cold  water and mix until large chunks form. Sprinkle crumble on top of fruit filling. Bake at 400 F for roughly 45 minutes, or until top is golden and filling is bubbly