Grease and line a 18cm square pan.
Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Sift together plain flour, baking
powder and salt. Cream margarine and sugar until light and creamy. Add
eggs, one at the time, beating well after each addition. Beat in
essence. Fold in flour. Reserve 1/3 of mixture. Blend in chopped apple
in the remaining mixture, then spread into prepared pan. Blend Apple
Pops and chopped raisins in the reserved mixture. Spread evenly onto
of cake mixture. Bake for 35 minutes or until cake tester inserted at
the centre comes out clean. Cool cake, then cut into desired slices.