Almas Pite (Hungarian Apple Cake)

Recipe by Zsuzsa
READY IN: 25hrs
SERVES: 15-20
YIELD: 20 slices




  • To Make the Dough:
  • In a food processor, process butter, egg yolks and sour cream or cream.
  • Add the flour, dry yeast and sugar. Process until dough is light and does not stick to the sides of the processor.
  • If the dough is too moist, add a bit more flour, if too dry, add a bit of milk.
  • Cover and put in the fridge overnight.
  • Take the dough out of the fridge about 1-2 hours before you bake it, so the dough can soften a little.
  • Preheat oven to 200 degrees celsius and greas a rectangular baking dish.
  • Cut the dough in two, and roll out to the size of your baking dish and place one part inches.
  • Sprinkle with walnuts.
  • Grate the apples and squeeze all the juice out.
  • Put apples on top of walnuts.
  • Sprinkle with caster sugar and cinnamon.
  • Put the other half of the dough on top.
  • Brush with a beaten egg and prick with a fork in a few places to allow steam to escape.
  • Bake for around 35-40 minutes.
  • Cool in baking dish.
  • Great served with cream!