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Apfeltorte (Apple Cake)

Courses: Dessert
Serves: 8 people

Recipe Ingredients

8 cups 1896mlApples (small)
1/2 cup 80g / 2.8ozRaisins
2 teaspoons 10mlRum or rum extract
3/4 cup 148g / 5.2ozSugar - plus 3 tbsp, divided
1 teaspoon 5mlChocolate - grated
3/4 cup 148g / 5.2ozButter or margarine - plus 2 sp, divided
1 teaspoon 5mlVanilla
3   Eggs
1 teaspoon 5mlLemon extract
1 1/4 cups 78g / 2.8ozAll-purpose flour
1 teaspoon 5mlBaking powder
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlCinnamon
3 teaspoons 15mlAlmonds - ground
  Apricot jam
  Powdered sugar - sifted

Recipe Instructions

Filling: Peel and core apples.

Combine raisins, rum, 1 tablespoon of the sugar and the grated chocolate in small saucepan. Bring to boil. Set aside while preparing batter. Batter: Preheat oven to 350F. Lightly grease bottom of 10 1/2" Springform pan.

Cream 3/4 cup of the butter, 3/4 cup of the sugar and vanilla together. Beat in eggs, 1 at a time, and lemon extract, beating until light and fluffy. Sift flour, baking powder and cinnamon together. Gradually beat into creamed mixture.

Turn batter into prepared pan; arrange apples on top. Fill apple centers with raisin mixture. Dot with 2 teaspoons of the butter.

Bake at 350F for 45 minutes. Sprinkle with mixture of ground almonds and remaining 2 tablespoons sugar. Bake 10 to 15 minutes longer until apples are tender. Remove from oven. Brush jam over apple opening and sprinkle icing sugar over cake portion.

Better Homes and Gardens Cookbook


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