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  • Serves: 8 Servings

Apfelkuchen (Apple Cake)

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Category: Desserts, Cakes, Fruit, German

 Ingredients List

  • ------------------------------------CAKE------------------------------------
  • 1 pk Yeast; Dry, Active
  • 4 tb Sugar
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 2 c Flour; Unbleached,
  • 1/4 c Butter or Margarine
  • 1 Egg; Large
  • 1/2 c Milk


4 c Apples; Tart, Sliced
1/4 c Sugar
1/4 ts Cinnamon
1/2 c Raisins
1/2 c Almonds, slivered, blanched
2 tb Butter
Confectioner's sugar

CAKE: Mix yeast, salt, 4 T sugar, and 3/4 cup flour. Add butter to milk.
Heat until very warm (120-130 degrees F.). Gradually add milk to flour
mixture. Beat for 2 minutes. Add egg and 1/2 cup flour. Beat with an
electric mixer on high speed for 2 minutes. Mix in enough flour to form a
soft dough. Knead for 5 to 10 minutes, until dough is shiny and elastic.
Place in greased bowl and let rise for 1 hour or until doubled in bulk. Pat
dough into well-greased 10-inch springform pan pressing the dough 1 1/2
inches up the sides of the pan. Or use 11x8 pan, grease well.

FILLING: Lay apple slices across bottom, combine sugar and cinnamon,
sprinkle over apples. Add raisins, butter, and almonds. Bake in a preheated
400 degree F. oven until pastry is brown and apples bubbly with syrup,
about 45 minutes. Sprinkle confectioner's sugar over top.

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