Martry Mill Flour Recipe- Apple Cakes with Salted Caramel Sauce

Published on: 6th April 2020 @ 12:06 PM

With Easter Sunday fast approaching check our this delicious and not too difficult recipe featuing Martry Mill Flour which you can purchase as part of a Boyne Valley Producer's Food Box from Great Norther Larder over at 

Martry Mill is one of the few working watermills in Ireland. The Tallon family have been producing stoneground wholemeal flour since 1859.

They supply bakeries, supermarkets and shops around Meath with their wholemeal flour and supply directly from the mill. Once we return to normality they will be open for tours if you want to see the milling process and learn about the history of the building, the flour and the area.

Martry Mill stoneground wholemeal flour was featured on Donal Skehan's Kitchen Hero where Donal used the flour to make Apple Cakes with Salted Caramel Sauce.

Check out the recipe below.


For the cakes:
  • 110g butter plus extra for greasing
  • 150g soft brown sugar
  • 2 large free range eggs
  • 100g plain flour
  • 110g Martry Mill Stoneground Wholemeal Flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 300g peeled, cored and diced cooking apple
For the salted caramel sauce:
  • 100g butter
  • 150g soft dark brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp golden syrup150 ml double cream
  • 150 ml double cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Pinch of sea salt
For the whiskey cream
  • 375ml cream
  • 3 tbsp Jameson whiskey or for a real Boyne Valley twist try some Slane Whiskey 
  • 3 tbsp sifted icing sugar


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas Mark 4. Grease 8 dariole moulds.
  2. With an electric mixer, beat the butter and sugar in a large bowl until pale. Add the eggs, one at a time, mixing until they are incorporated. Fold through the flour, baking powder, salt and baking powder. Stir though the apple and place the batter into the dariole moulds. Bake in the oven for 25-35 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean. Turn out of the moulds and leave to cool on a wire rack.
  3. To make the sauce, place the butter, sugar, and golden syrup into a saucepan and bring to a gentle boil simmer until the sugar has dissolved. Add the cream, vanilla and salt and whisk together, simmer for 3 minutes until the sauce is thick and sticky. Use right away or transfer to a jar and refrigerate when cool to use as needed. The sauce will keep for up to 7 days refrigerated.
  4. For the whiskey cream, whisk the cream into soft peaks. Dissolve the icing sugar with the whiskey in a bowl and then add to the cream, folding to combine. To serve, place a cake on each individual plate, spoon some whiskey cream on top and pour some salted caramel over.

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