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Apple Kuchen

Apple Kuchen

Base and apple chunks ready for topping

It’s an old saying that pretty much everyone loves motherhood and apple pie, and I’d include myself in that list – particularly since there have been two back to back crop failures for the blueberry crop around our camp up north – otherwise as a good northern canadian lad I’d be endorsing motherhood and blueberry pie but definitely not turning down apple pie.

More realistically, in our home apple pie usually takes a back seat to apple crisp – which is so easy to throw together and is truly a great desert. ┬áBut, Apple Kuchen also figures prominently among our favorite deserts because it’s a great desert in its own right and is almost as quick to prepare as apple crisp.

Whole grain apple kuchen

Partly devoured pan of whole barley base apple kuchen

For those who haven’t had it before it is an cake base topped with apples and a sugar and cinnamon topping. ┬áSince home ground whole grain flours are the principal ones that get used in our kitchen the base is usually whole barley or whole wheat – both of which work great and give more substance and flavour compared to white flours.

So next time you are looking for a great desert give Apple Kuchen a try.

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Apple kuchen
Apple Kuchen
Servings Prep Time
16 15 minutes
Cook Time
30 minutes
Servings Prep Time
16 15 minutes
Cook Time
30 minutes
Apple kuchen
Apple Kuchen
Servings Prep Time
16 15 minutes
Cook Time
30 minutes
Servings Prep Time
16 15 minutes
Cook Time
30 minutes
Ingredients
topping
Servings:
Instructions
  1. Heat the oven to 350F
  2. Butter and four a 9x12 pan
  3. Cream the butter, sugar and lemon juice
  4. Mix the flour, baking powder and backing soda and incorporate into the creamed butter, sugar and lemon juice.
  5. Mix in the egg and milk. If more water is needed to make a cake batter type consistency add it while mixing.
  6. Spread the batter into the baking pan
  7. Put down the layer of apple chunks
  8. Mix the remaining topping ingredients - the sugar, flour, butter and cinnamon and then sprinkle it over the apple layer.
  9. Bake for about 30 minutes - and then test with a toothpick for doneness of the cake base.
  10. Allow to cool then cut and enjoy.
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