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Dutch Apple Cake



George Rector makes this decadent apple pie into an easy dessert with these simple steps.

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For the crumbed mixture:

  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1 ½ tablespoons flour
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 3 tablespoons butter

For the Dutch apple cake:

  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 ¼ cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • Apples, cut into slices


For the crumbed mixture:

Mix and sift the dry ingredients. Cut in the butter until coarse crumbs are formed. 

For the Dutch apple cake:

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Cream the butter until light and fluffy. Add sifted dry ingredents and mix thoroughly. (Dry ingredients should be mixed and sifted 3 times before adding to the butter.) Beat egg yolk and milk together and stir into mixture. 

Press the mixture on the bottom of a buttered coffee cake pan. Press the apple slices into the dough, putting them close enough to overlap. Sprinkle the crumbed mixture over top and bake in the oven for about 50 minutes.