posted by Linda in San Diego 05-27-98 11:56 AM
Apfelquarkkuchen (Apple And Cream Kuchen)
1 pk Yeast; Dry, Active
4 tb Sugar
1/4 c Butter or Margarine
1 Egg; Large
1/2 ts Salt
2 c Flour; Unbleached, Unsifted;divided
1/2 c Milk
3 c Apples; Tart, Sliced
1 ts Cinnamon
2 tb Flour; Unbleached
1 Egg; Large
1 tb Lemon Juice
3/4 c Sugar;divided
8 oz Cream Cheese; Softened
Mix yeast, salt, sugar, and 3/4 cup flour.
Add butter to milk. Heat until very warm (120-130 degrees F.). Gradually add milk to flour mixture.
Beat for 2 minutes. Add egg and 1/2 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 1 1/2 inches up the sides of the pan.
Toss apples with lemon juice, cinnamon, 1/4 cup sugar, and 2 T of flour. Arrange in rows on top of the dough.
Beat together cream cheese, 1/2 cup sugar, and egg. Spread over apples. Let rise in warm place for 1 hour.
Bake at 350 degrees F. for 30 minutes. Best when served warm.
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