Penzey's Apple Cake

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READY IN: 1hr 50mins
SERVES: 24
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Put beaten eggs in a 1 cup measuring cup and fill with water.
  • In a roomy bowl, combinee flour and salt. Cut in shortening.
  • Add the egg yolk/water mix and stir until incorporated. Set aside.
  • In a seperate bowl, combine sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Set aside.
  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  • Divide the dough in half.
  • Roll half out to fit a 16 1/2 by 12 1/2 cookie sheet.
  • Sprinkle with half of the vanilla wafer crumbs.
  • Spread half of the appple slices on top of the crumbs.
  • Sprinkle the rest of the vanilla wafer crumbs on top of the first layer of apple slices.
  • Top with the rest of the apple slices.
  • Sprinkle cinnamon/sugar/nutmeg on top of second layer of apple slices.
  • Roll out second half of dough large enough to cover bottom layer of dough and apple filling.
  • Lightly moisten perimeter of bottom layer of dough and water.
  • Place second layer of dough on top of bottom layer of dough and apples.
  • Seal the two layers of dough and crimp.
  • Make a few small slits in the top crust to le t steam escape.
  • Bake at 450 for 20 minutes. The apples will be slightly firm.
  • Combine the powdered sugar and water to make a glaze. Pour the glaze over the cake while the cake is still warm, but NOT hot.
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