RECIPE: delic Swabian Apple Cake
Worth buying the almonds for this.
Swabian Apple Cake
2 C. flour
1 C. sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
1 C. butter
1 egg, beaten
4 med. apples, sliced
1 Tbsp. lemon juice
1 tsp. lemon rind
1/2 C. almonds, chopped
(opt) 1/3 C. raisins
In lg. bowl mix flour, 1/4 c. sugar & salt. Cut in 3/4 c. butter til crumbly. Stir in lightly beaten egg til dough comes away from sides of bowl and forms a ball. Knead until smooth. Chill several hous.
Roll 2/3's dough into 11" round. Fit into 9" cake pan (springform easiest) (one inch rim forms).
Toss apples, lemon juice, lemon rind, raisins & half the almonds. Spread over pastry-lined pan.
Roll remaining dough into 9" round. Place on top & pinch edges together.
Heat remaining butter, sugar & almonds til sugar dissolves. Spoon over top. Bake at 350 degrees for 45-50 min. until golden brown. Serves 8.