1. Line a standard 2 lb large loaf tin or similar container with parchment/grease-proof paper
  2.  Preheat the oven to 180 c/Gas Mark 4
  3.  In a large mixing bowl, add the prepared apples with the oil, milk, eggs, brown sugar and vanilla extract
  4. Combine all the above ingredients well with a wooden spoon.
  5. Sift over the flour, ground cinnamon and mixed spices, then thoroughly mix again well
  6.  Carefully pour the batter mixture into the prepared loaf tin
  7.  Place your loaf cake in the middle of the oven and bake for around 60 minutes.
  8. You can test by pushing a skewer through the centre of the cake. If it comes out clean its baked.
  9.  Leave to cool slightly, and lift from the tin using the baking paper
  10. Allow to cool fully on a cooling rack if you can, then sprinkle over the cinnamon sugar before serving.