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Apple And Cream Kuchen

Type: Fruit
Courses: Dessert
Serves: 4 people
Cooking Time: 30 minutes

Recipe Ingredients

1 packet  Yeast; dry - active
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlSalt
4 tablespoons 60mlSugar
2 cups 125g / 4.4ozFlour; unbleached - unsifted
1/4 cup 49g / 1.7ozButter or margarine
1/2 cup 118mlMilk
1   Egg; large
3 cups 711mlApples; tart - sliced
1 tablespoon 15mlLemon juice
1 teaspoon 5mlCinnamon
3/4 cup 148g / 5.2ozSugar
2 tablespoons 30mlFlour; unbleached
8 oz 227gCream cheese; softened
1   Egg; large

Recipe Instructions

CAKE: Mix yeast, salt, 4 T sugar, and 3/4 cup flour. Add butter to milk. Heat until very warm (120-130F). Gradually add milk to flour mixture. Beat for 2 minutes. Add egg and 1/2 cup flour. Beat with an electric mixer on high speed for 2 minutes.

Mix in enough flour to form a soft dough. Knead for 5 to 10 minutes, until dough is shiny and elastic. Place in greased bowl and let rise for 1 hour or until doubled in bulk. Pat dough into well-greased 10-inch Springform pan pressing the dough 1 1/2 inches up the sides of the pan.

FILLING: Toss apples with lemon juice, cinnamon, 1/4 cup sugar, and 2 T of flour. Arrange in rows on top of the dough. Beat together cream cheese, 1/2 cup sugar, and egg. Spread over apples. Let rise in warm place for 1 hour.  Bake at 350F for 30 minutes. Best when served warm.

the California Culinary Academy


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