Streusel Apple Cake

Streusel Apple Cake


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This is a traditional Ukrainian Apple Cake known as 'Yabluchnyk'. It is a delicious cake which is easy to prepare.

Olga Drozd

Serves: 12 

  • Cake
  • 1 1/2 cups (185g) plain flour
  • 1/4 cup (60g) white sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 125g butter
  • 1 egg, whisked
  • 1/3 cup (75ml) cream
  • 4 large apples, peeled, cored and thinly sliced
  • Streusel Topping
  • 1/2 cup (90g) brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons cold butter

Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Extra time:40min  ›  Ready in:1hour20min 

  1. Cake: Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Lightly butter a 20cm square cake tin.
  2. Sift together the flour, sugar, salt and baking powder. Cut in butter until the mixture is crumbly. Stir together the egg with the cream and gently mix into the flour until a soft dough has formed.
  3. Press into prepared baking dish. Layer the apples into the dish overlapping in neat rows.
  4. Streusel Topping: Mix the brown sugar, flour and cinnamon together in a small bowl. Cut in the butter until the mixture is crumbly. Sprinkle over apples.
  5. Bake in preheated oven until apples have softened and topping has browned, about 25 minutes.

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Something else. this looks delicous. will make it and write a review. Note. Step 3 in the Preparation Method should be Step 7.... - 23 May 2011

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