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RECIPE: delic Swabian Apple Cake

Posted by iris_gal (My Page) on
Fri, Dec 12, 08 at 0:48

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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RE: RECIPE: delic Swabian Apple Cake

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!

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