Apple: Continental Apple Cake

posted by Marlen 08-19-100 10:51 AM

Continental Apple Cake

1 cup butter
2 cups flour
2 Tblsp. sugar
Juice and rind of 1 lemon
2 egg yolks, white of one

4 apples thinly sliced
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup raisins

Mix flour, butter, egg yolks, and sugar. Knead with hands. Add lemon juice and grated rind. When well blended and smooth, chill for several hours.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Roll 1/4-inch thick. Divide in two parts. Line an oblong tin with half the dough and sprinkle with bread crumbs. Fill with sliced apples, sugar, and raisins. Sprinkle with cinnamon. Cover with the remaining dough. Brush top with slightly beaten egg white and bake at 350 degrees 30 to 35 minutes or until apples are tender.

Dust with powdered sugar and cut in squares. Serve hot or cold with whipped cream. Serves 6.

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