RECIPE: delic Swabian Apple Cake

iris_galDecember 12, 2008

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.

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Thank you this recipe sounds delicious, Iris. I did have to google up "Swabian" - never heard of it before but my in-laws were Bavarian so I really learned something new today!

    Bookmark   December 12, 2008 at 12:27PM
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