Apple Raspberry Lattice Cake

Recipe by TOOLBELT DIVA
READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • For the Base
  • 2
    cups flour
  • 12
    cup sugar
  • 1
    egg, slightly beaten
  • 1
    cup butter, softened
  • 1
    teaspoon almond extract
  • 1
    dash salt
  • For the Topping
  • 12 - 1
    cup raspberry jam
  • 1
    teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1
    teaspoon almond extract
  • 2
    apples, chopped fine
  • 1
    tablespoon sugar
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DIRECTIONS

  • For the base: Oven temperature, 325 deg. F.
  • Soften butter (do not melt).
  • Beat egg slightly and reserve a small amount for brushing the top of cake.
  • Add remaining egg to butter.
  • Add 2 tsp almond extract.
  • Combine flour, sugar and salt; mix into butter mixture.
  • Mix well and form into a ball.
  • Reserve 1/3 for lattice work (topping); Chill slightly.
  • Press out in greased and lightly floured 9" X 9" pan and push up the sides of the pan to create an edge.
  • Spread out raspberry jam as the cake bottom layer.
  • For the topping: Mix chopped apples, cinnamon, sugar and 1 tsp almond extract; heat slightly.
  • Mix well and add to the raspberry covered cake base.
  • Roll out remaining dough and cut into lattice strips.
  • Place on top of mixture in a lattice pattern.
  • Brush with reserved egg.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 30 - 40 minutes.
  • Cool and dust with sifted icing sugar.
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