Apple Kuchen Recipe

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Apple Kuchen

Elaine Leithiser

By
@monkish

My brother lived in Germany for a few years. He gave me this recipe.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
10 -12
Prep:
35 Min
Cook:
40 Min

Ingredients

CRUST

1 1/2 c
flour
2 Tbsp
sugar
1/2 c
sweet butter cold sliced
1
yolk egg, lightly beaten
2 - 3 Tbsp
ice cold water

APPLE AND CUSTARD FILING

5 -6
apples, golden delicious, peeled, cored and thinly sliced
1-2 tsp
lemon juice to prevent browning
6 Tbsp
sugar
3
eggs
1/2 c
heavy cream
1/2 tsp
pure vanilla extract

Step-By-Step

1Heat oven to 350 degrees
2Sprinkle apples with lemon juice to prevent browning
3Mix together flour and sugar
4cut in cold butter
5sprinkle with enough water and mix until the dough forms into a ball
6refrigerate 1 hour
7Roll dough to fit your pan building up the sides
8Place in a 10" spring form pan
9Layer apple slices in a swirl pattern over dough
10Wisk together eggs, cream and vanilla.
11Pour over apples and bake 350 for 35 - 45 minutes until custard is set and apples are tender

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts