1 kg of apples,
150 gr of caster sugar,
150 gr flour,
1 tablespoon of baking powder,
1/2 glass of milk,
3 table spoons of cognac,
50 gr of icing sugar (optional).
Chop the apples in small pieces (3 cm squares by 1 cm thick).
Mix the beaten egg with the caster sugar, a pinch of salt, the flour, half a table spoon of vanilla extract and the cognac. Add the milk till the batter becomes smooth and even (add more milk or less milk according to the consistency of the batter).
Mix the batter with the apples. The texture of the mix should be not too thick but sticky at this stage.
Butter a baking tray (with borders) and dust with flour. Pre heat an oven at 220 degrees celsius.
Put the mix on the tray and cook for 40 mins to 1 hour.
Optional: sprinkle the icing sugar on the cake and serve either hot or warm.