German Holiday Apple Cake

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This is a recipe for delicious German Holiday Apple Apple Cake. To make this cake you would use the German Kathi shortcrust Baking Mix, the so called Mürbeteig Mix. You just need to add some fresh ingredients. Perfect for baking beginners. Happy Baking!

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INGREDIENTS German Holiday Apple Cake

For the Dough

For the Filling
  • 50 g raisins 
  • 400-500 g slightly sour apples 
  • 2 package vanilla pudding
  • 400 ml milk
  • 400 g heavy cream
  • 50 g sliced almonds
  • some cinnamon and sugar

Baking Instructions German Holiday Apple Cake

Pre-heat oven to 320 F (160 C), convection. 350 F regular oven.

  • In a bowl combine the baking mix thoroughly with 1 egg and 160g butter.

  • With the hand mixer and kneading hooks mix well until you get a smooth dough, or use the hands to knead. Form a ball.

  • Wrap the dough ball in foil and refrigerate for 30 min.

  • Roll the dough on a smooth surface. Use some flour.
  • Place into a greased spring form (10 inches). Make a rim of 2 inches around the form.
  • Peel apples, remove core, cut in quarters and then in thin slices.
  • Place the apple slices on the dough. Add raisins.
  • Combine vanilla pudding powder with 200 ml milk and sugar to taste. Mix well.
  • Combine heavy cream with remaining milk in a pan and bring to a brief boil.
  • Add pudding to the heavy cream-milk mix and whisk thoroughly. Bring again to a very brief boil.
  • Pour the pudding over the apples and spread even. 
  • Sprinkle with almonds, and the cinnamon-sugar mix.
  • Bake for  60 min.

Before serving dust with powdered sugar.

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