Apple Kuchen















DOUGH:                                                                      FILLING:

1 Cup All-Purpose Flour                                               4 large Apples

2 tsps. Baking Powder                                                ½ cup Sugar

¼ cup Sugar                                                              2 tsps. Cinnamon

¼ cup Butter, softened                                               2 Tbsps. Butter

1 Egg

2 Tbsps. Water


  1. Combine the Flour, Baking Powder and the Sugar.
  2. Cut in the Butter with a pastry blender or rub it in with your fingers.
  3. Add the Egg and Water and mix them in with a fork. (If necessary, you may use your hands to mix the Dough until it is smooth, but not sticky)
  4. Cover the Dough and place in the refrigerator while you prepare the Apples.
  5. Adjust the oven rack to the middle position and preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  6. Core and peel the Apples; slice ¼” thick or use the 6mm blade in the Food Processor.
  7. Take half of dough and roll on floured surface to the size of pan. (10 x 10”)
  8. Place dough in pan.
  9. Spread apple slices evenly over surface.
  10. Cover apples with 1/2 cup of Sugar and about 2 tsps. of Cinnamon.
  11. Cut the 2 Tbsps. Butter into small pieces and place evenly over apple mixture. 12. Roll out second half of dough and lay over the top of apples.
  12. Press sides together.Sprinkle top with coarse Sugar and bake at 350° for 35 minutes or until the crust is golden brown.
  13. Serve with warm Vanilla Sauce.