Traditional German Topped Apple Cake - Gedeckter Apfelkuchen

 
This is a delicious German Topped Apple Cake - Gedeckter Apfelkuchen - for which you would use the Kathi German Shortcrust Cake Baking Mix. You just need to add some fresh ingredients. Perfect for baking beginners.

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Ingredients German Topped Apple Cake  

1 Kathi Shortcrust Baking Mix
4-6 apples small-med size
2 tbsp raisins
3 tbsp chopped almonds
cinnamon to taste

Baking Instructions German Topped Apple Cake  

  • In a bowl combine baking mix thoroughly with egg and 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 2/3 of the dough on a smooth surface sprinkled with flour.
  • Grease and sprinkle with flour a special Fruit cake form (10" or 26cm).
  • With a fork poke the dough multiple times.
  • Peel apples, remove seeds, cut in quarters, then in small pieces.
  • Mix apples, raisins, almonds and cinnamon.

  • Pre-heat oven to 180 C or 360 F.
  • Place the apple filling into the form.
  • Roll remaining dough and make a cover or thin stripes.
  • Place the stripes like a grid on top of the apples. If you like you can beat an egg yolk and brush the yolk on the dough stripes.
  • Bake for 40-45 min.
  • Let cool off on a cooling rack.

 Serve with whipped cream!

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