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Apple and Raisin Tray Bake Recipe

Cakes & Desserts

Preparation time:
20 minutes

Cooking time:
30 minutes

Oven temperature: 180 C / Gas mark 4
1 x 23cm/9" Tray bake (12 cake squares)


Fruit Mix

  • 2 Medium size cooking apples (peeled, cored and diced) to give 275g/ 10 oz prepared fruit
  • 110g/ 4oz Butter
  • 4 x 15ml tbsp Water
  • 110g/ 4ox Soft dark brown sugar
  • 125g/ 4 ½ oz Raisins


  • 250g/ 9oz Glutafin Select Fibre Mix
  • 1 ½ x 5ml tsp Gluten-free baking powder
  • 1 x 5ml tsp Ground mixed spice
  • 2 Medium eggs (lightly whisked)


  • 25g/ 1oz Demerara sugar


Soaking time: 60 minutes


1. Place diced apple, butter and water in a large mixing bowl. Cover and microwave for 5 minutes to soften the apple. Mash lightly with a fork. Add the sugar and raisins and microwave for a further 5 – 8 minutes. Stir and set aside for 1 hour. Mash any remaining apple pieces to a puree.

2. Stir in the remaining cake ingredients and beat together with a wooden spoon.

3. Pour into a 23cm/ 9” greased and lined square baking tin. Sprinkle with the Demerara sugar and bake until golden and just firm to the touch.
4. Cut into squares once cold.

Gluten-free, wheat-free option

Use 5 x 15ml tbsp water with the fruit mixture.
Use 225g/9oz Glutafin Gluten Free Wheat Free Fibre Mix, 2tsp Baking Powder, 1tbsp milk added with the cake ingredients.

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