Friday, 9 December 2011

Layered Apple Cake

Video of this lip smacking traditional Apple Cake is now out,


All credits goes to for such a wonderful recipe.
This this is my Kuchen Recipe for this X'mas. Last year was another Apfelkuchen. Tasty aswell , but Hazelnuts tastes awesome with Apples.!! You can't stop with a single piece !
This recipe I tried 5 times till now, tastier each n every time ! Going to make it again this week for the X'mas party in Shalu's kindergarten..


For the base:

250 gm - All purpose flour
1 tsp - Backing powder
75 gm - Sugar
1 - Egg
125 gm - Butter

For the Apple layer:

1 kg - Apple, peeled, deseeded & cut to small pieces
100 gm - Sugar
1 tsp - Cinnamon powder
1/2 of a lemon

For the Hazel nut layer:

200 gm - Hazelnuts, coarsely grounded
1 tsp - Milk
125 gm - Butter
75 gm - Sugar
1 tbsp - Vanilla sugar
1 tsp - Lemon juice

26'' backing pan.


Preheat the oven to 175 degrees.
Beat well Sugar,butter & egg one by one.
Mix flour & backing powder separately and add to the egg mix using a sieve.
Knead well to a soft dough.
Grease the pan & spread 2/3 of the flour only in the base by pressing with fingers.
Bake in 175 degree oven for 6-7 minutes. Set aside.

Take 1/3 of the dough which was left and apply it to the sides of the baking pan to make the side.

Now we have base & sides..& for the filling,
Cut apples in small pieces. Mix in lemon juice, cinnamon powder & sugar.
Spread this uniformly in the baking pan.

For the Hazelnut layer, mix butter, sugar ,vanilla sugar , lemon juice , milk & crushed Hazelnuts.
Spread this using a spoon over the apples.

Bake in 175 degree oven for around 40 min. or until the top is brown.


  1. SO very Tempting...Hazelnuts...Apples...yum yum yum :-)

  2. Looks tempting and delicious..

  3. nice collection of recipes here..

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  5. HY Oceana,
    just found your your space..
    nice recipes with yummy presentation..
    apple cake sounds scrumptiously tasty..
    Am your happy follower now..:)
    do stop by mine sometime..
    Tasty Appetite


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