|The Recipe Bin: German - Desserts & Candies|
|Apple & Cream Kuchen|
|CAKE: Mix yeast, salt, 4 tbsp sugar, and ¾ cup flour. Add butter to milk. Heat until very
warm (120-130°F). Gradually add milk to flour mixture. Beat for 2 minutes. Add egg and
½ 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 1½ inches up the sides of the pan.
FILLING: Toss apples with lemon juice, cinnamon, ¼ cup sugar, and 2 tbsp of flour. Arrange in rows on top of the dough. Beat together cream cheese, ½ cup sugar, and egg. Spread over apples. Let rise in warm place for 1 hour. Bake at 350°F for 30 minutes. Best when served warm.
|Makes approximately 4 servings.|