|German Apple Cake|
85g muscavado sugar
75g unsalted butter, softened
175g unsalted, softened butter
175g muscavado sugar
zest of 1 lemon
3 size 6 eggs
175g self-raising flour
3 tbsp milk
2 granny smith apples, peeled and sliced
Preheat oven to 190 degrees celcius.
Put flour, first measure of sugar and cinnamon into a bowl.
Rub in first measure of butter until like breadcrumbs.
Roll in to a crumbly ball od dough then wrap in plastic wrap and place in thr refrigerator for 30 mins
Grease and line a 23cm loose bottom cake tin.
Cream second measure of butter and sugar in a bowl.
Add lemon zest and mix through.
Beat in eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition.
Sift in self-raising flour and gently fold into the mixture.
Add milk and gently mix in.
Spread half the mixture into prepared tin.
Arrange half the apple wedges over the batter.
|German Apple Cake - Layering|
You should now have layers of: batter - apple - batter -apple.
Remove dough from fridge and coarsely grate. This is the streusel topping.
Sprinkle this topping all over the top of the cake.
|German Apple Cake - Topping|
Leave cake in tin for 10 minutes.
Carefully remove cake from tin and cool on a wire rack.
Best served warm with a scoop of ice cream.
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