German Apple Cake With Sour Cream Topping - Apfelkuchen mit Sahneguss

by gerri

My mother in law was from Obendorf. She made an apple cake with a sour cream topping that actually fluffed up as it baked.

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Oct 28, 2016
Thank you!
by: Mryna

Thank you for this recipe. I've scoured my mom's handwritten cook book for this reciepe and could not find it Cant wait to try it out this weekend.

Mar 31, 2011
Recipe: German Apple Cake With Sour Cream Topping - Apfelkuchen mit Sahneguss
by: RB

I received this in a newsletter today, so I have not tried it, but is this what you are looking for?

1 and 1/3 - 1 and 2/3 cups (250 gr) Flour
1 /2 cups (125 gr.) Butter or margarine (2 sticks)
1/4 heaping cup (60-80 gr.) Sugar (can replace with granular Splenda)
1 Egg
1 Pinch of salt
1-2 Tbsp water

4-5 cooking apples ,peeled ,cored, cut in 8 sections(like an orange)this will be enough for 9 in. spring form pan

1 / 2 Cup (125 ml) Sour cream
1/2 cups Sugar(can be replaced with Splenda)
2 Eggs
1 tsp lemon flavor (or grated lemon peel)
2 Tbsp Flour

1. Mix crust ingredients like you would traditional pie crust on cutting board or table.
Knead until mixed to form ball.
2. Roll out with rolling pin until about ½-cm to 1 cm thick.
3. Transfer to Spring form with sides about 3 cm high.(should dough crumble or break
during transfer, don?t worry, just knead together with fingers. It does so easily)
4. Arrange cut Apples in circular fashion(You can sprinkle Raisins, that have been
soaked in warm water for a couple of minutes, over the apples.)
5. Start baking in oven, on middle rack, at 350 F. for 15-20 min take out and set aside.

6. While base is baking prepare topping.

7. Mix half of sour cream with sugar, egg yolks and lemon.
8. Take egg whites and beat until stiff set aside.
9. Add rest of sour cream and flour to the mix.

10. Fold in the egg whites.
11. Pour over half backed crust and continue baking until topping is golden. (15 to 20
12. Cool off and enjoy.

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