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Apple Cake

Cuisine: German
Type: Fruit
Courses: Dessert
Serves: 6 people

Recipe Ingredients

6   Apples; medium - tart
2   Lemons; medium - juiced
3 tablespoons 45mlSugar
3 tablespoons 45mlButter
3/4 cup 148g / 5.2ozSugar
2   Egg yolks; large - divided
1/2   Lemon - juiced and peel grated
1 teaspoon 5mlBaking powder
1 1/2 cups 93g / 3.3ozFlour; unbleached
3/4 cup 177mlMilk
1 tablespoon 15mlRum
2   Egg whites; large
1 tablespoon 15mlButter; to grease cake pan
1 teaspoon 5mlVegetable oil
3 tablespoons 45mlConfectioners' sugar

Recipe Instructions

Peel apples, cut in half and core. Cut decorative lengthwise slits in apples, about 1/2-inch deep. Sprinkle with lemon juice and sugar. Set aside. Cream butter and sugar together. One at a time, beat in egg yolks. Gradually beat in lemon juice and grated peel.

Sift baking powder and flour together. Gradually add to batter.  Blend in milk and rum.  In a small bowl, beat egg whites until stiff.  Fold into batter. Generously grease a Springform pan. Pour in batter and top with apple halves. Brush apples with oil.

Bake in a preheated 350F oven for 35 to 40 minutes.  Remove from pan and sprinkle with confectioners' sugar.


Do not put the egg yolks together as they will be used individually.

Mr. Delmer Robinson


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