German Apple Cake. .Blitzkuchen mit Apfeln

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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!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
40 Min

Ingredients

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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

How to Make German Apple Cake. .Blitzkuchen mit Apfeln

Step-by-Step

  • 1Peel 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.

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