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Friday, December 12, 2014

Danish Apple Cake - Herregårdsæblekage

Do you love apple desserts?  This is a delicious Danish apple cake recipe! Our family and friends loves this cake recipe.  We hope you will enjoy it too!






Ingredients:
  • 13 tbsp butter
  • 2 cups flour
  • pinch of salt
  • 4 oz sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tblsp cream

Filling
  • 2 lb apples (approx. 5 large)
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cups almonds, chopped
 Topping (Remonce)
  • 6 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped almonds
Garnish (optional)
  • 2 cups whipped cream
Directions:

  1. Combine the butter with the flour, add salt, sugar, egg and cream.
  2. Let the dough rest in fridge for 1 hour or more before the dough is rolled out in 1/4" thickness.
  3. Cut the dough into two round cakes- the size of the springform.
  4. The one cake is for the bottom, and the other for the lid, the rest of the dough is for the sides of the springform.
  5. Peel the apples and cut into thin slices.
  6. Layer into the cake-pan and sprinkle with sugar, raisins and chopped almonds.
  7. Add the"lid" and press the edges well together.
  8. Combine the topping, and stir until white.
  9. Spread the topping over the"lid" and puncture the dough with a fork.
  10. Bake in a 375F degree oven for approx. 1 hour.
  11. Serve lukewarm with cold whip cream.


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