|The Recipe Bin: German - Desserts & Candies|
|Blitzkuchen mit Apfeln|
|Peel apples, cut in half and core. Cut decorative lengthwise slits in apples, about
½-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 350°F oven
for 35 to 40 minutes. Remove from pan and sprinkle with confectioners' sugar.
¹ - Do not put the egg yolks together as they will be used individually.
|Makes approximately 6 servings.|