Nov 292018
 

This almond apple cake is worth it to try! It is a combination of a biscuit base (Muerbeteig) and a mix of apples, cinnamon and almonds.
Of course all German apple cakes are great and just delicious but this one is special. Happy Baking!

almond apple cake

Ingredients Almond Apple Cake

Dough
250 g flour - 2 cups
125 g butter, unsalted - more than 1 stick
120 g sugar - 1 cup
1 package vanilla sugar  0.3oz - How to make Vanilla Sugar -
1 egg
1/2 tsp lemon zest or lemon juice
1 tsp baking powder (pref. Dr Oetker)

Filling
4 apples
100 g butter - less than 1 stick
1 package vanilla sugar, 0.3 oz
100 g sugar - 1/2 cup
160 g sliced apples - about 1 cup
160 g almonds, sliced or chopped - 5.6 oz
1 tsp cinnamon
3 tbsp milk
3 tbsp flour

Baking Instructions Almond Apple Cake

- Make the dough by mixing all ingredients for the dough.
- Knead dough on a wooden board or smooth surface until it is smooth. Form to a ball, wrap in foil, keep for 30 min in fridge.
- Peel apples, remove core and seeds.
- Cut apples first in halves. Then cut them in thin slices or if you like, use this variation below:
With a pointed knife cut each apple half several times but don't cut through the apple completely.

- Grease a 28cm or 10 inches spring form with butter (bottom and edges), sprinkle with bread crumbs.
- Place dough in form on bottom and around the edges of the form.
- Put apples on the bottom.
- Chop almonds or slice them.
- Add butter, sugar, vanilla sugar and almonds in a pan, warm it a bit, mix well.
- Combine with milk, cinnamon and flour, mix well.
- Spread evenly over apples.
- Bake in pre-heated oven on 390 F for 50-60 min, convection 375 F.

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