Apple Cake

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Title: Apple Cake
Yield: 6 Servings
Categories: German, Fruits, Cakes

Ingredients:

6 Apples; medium; tart
2 Lemons; medium; juiced
3 tb Sugar
3 tb Butter
3/4 c Sugar
2 Egg yolks; large; divided *
1/2 Lemon;juiced and peel grated
1 ts Baking powder
1 1/2 c Flour; unbleached
3/4 c Milk
1 tb Rum
2 Egg whites; large
1 tb Butter; to grease cake pan
1 ts Vegetable oil
3 tb Confectioners' sugar


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

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 350 degree F. oven for 35 to 40 minutes. Remove
from pan and sprinkle with confectioners' sugar.
Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #773 by louiseh@juno.com on Sep 6, 1997