Apfelklosse (German Apple Cake)

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Recipe by evelynathens

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

Top Review by elli2cook

I used gala apples and thought during the process that I might not have enough crust for the topping, but it worked out fine. We loved that it wasn't over done with sweetness. I would like to try this again using a tad less butter for the pastry, just because we thought it was too buttery for our tastes. I was greedy enough to stash some in the freezer (cut it up into squares and wrapped in foil) and they still tasted good after defrosting and reheating.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  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.

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