German Apple Cake. .Blitzkuchen mit Apfeln

Nancy J. Patrykus

By
@Finnjin

My German friend Hilda mother's recipe. a very old one.
I have enjoyed this at her home, many times.
It is a keeper.
Don't shy away,I am sure you will enjoy it ,and want a second helping!


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Serves:

6

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Ingredients

4-6
tart apples ( med size)
2
lemons juiced
3 Tbsp
sugar
3 Tbsp
butter
3/4 c
sugar
2
separate egg yolks.. ( keep separate)
1/2
lemon, juiced and the peel grated
1 tsp
baking powder
1-1/2 c
flour
3/4 c
milk
1 Tbsp
rum or rum extract
2
egg whites
1 tsp
butter- to grease pan
1 tsp
vegetable oil
3 Tbsp
powdered sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Peel apples, core and cut in half. Cut decorative slits length wise in apples, about 1/2 inch deep. Sprinkle with lemon juice and sugar. Set aside.
Cream butter and sugar together. Then with egg yolks, beat in one at a time.
Gradually beat in lemon juice and and grated peel.
Sift flour and baking powder together. Gradually add to batter. Blend in milk and Rum.
In a small bowl beat egg whites until stiff..Fold into the batter.
Generously grease a springform pan.Pour batter in and top with apple halves, cut side up..Brush apples with oil.
Bake in a preheated 350 oven for 35to 40 minutes..
Remove from pan. Cool.
Sprinkle with powdered sugar.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes