Apple Kuchen

Apple Kuchen Recipe

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Elaine Leithiser

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@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

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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

How to Make Apple Kuchen

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

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About Apple Kuchen

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts




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