Apfelklosse (German Apple Cake)

Total Time
20 mins
40 mins

This is a traditional German recipe. It is considered a 'cake' there, but more akin to what we know as bars.

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  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Combine 2 cups flour, 1/2 cup sugar, 1/2 teaspoons salt and baking powder. Cut in butter as for pie crust. Add egg yolks. Press half in the bottom of a 10 x 15 inche jelly roll pan.
  3. Combine apples, 1/2 cup sugar, 1/4 cup flour, cinnamon and nutmeg. Spread over the bottom
  4. crust. Crumble remaining crust over the filling.
  5. Brush with egg whites and bake for 30-40 minutes.
  6. Serve with a vanilla custard sauce or ice cream.