German Applesauce Cake Recipe

This German applesauce cake recipe is a winner if unexpected guests arrive. Light and delicious, my easy cake recipe from Germany is enough to serve 8.
In Germany applesauce is known as Apfelmus which is a puree or compote. You will make your own applesauce for this cake recipe.

Easy Apple Cake Recipe


500g apples
2 dessert spoons lemon juice
1 pk. vanilla sugar
50g jogurtbutter (soft)
100g sugar
2 eggs
500g buttermilk-quark
1 pk. vanilla pudding powder
fat and semolina for the baking tin
20g sliced almonds

Wash, peel, core and cube the apples. Place in a pan with the lemon juice and vanilla sugar. Simmer on the hob for 20 minutes and leave to cool.

Beat the butter and sugar with a hand mixer until creamy. Beat in one egg at a time. Then add the quark, pudding powder and the cold applesauce and mix well.

Grease a round spring form baking tin (18cm) and sprinkle the bottom with semolina. Scatter the almond slices over the bottom and then add the cheescake mixture. Smooth the top of the mixture with a flat knife.

Bake in the middle of a preheated oven at 180 degrees C for 50 minutes.

Cover the top with aluminium foil and then bake for a further 25 minutes.

Leave to cool and then serve.



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Zachary - USA

Tremendous website. I lived in Germany for almost 14 years. Your recipes have me excited about getting back into German cooking. Thanks so much!

How To Make Vanilla SugarMake your own vanilla sugar to use in German cakes, cookies and German dessert recipes.