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Almas Pite (Hungarian Apple Cake)

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“This is a moist, buttery apple cake. The dough is best made the night before, put in the fridge and then filled and baked the next morning.”
20 slices

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. To Make the Dough:
  2. In a food processor, process butter, egg yolks and sour cream or cream.
  3. Add the flour, dry yeast and sugar. Process until dough is light and does not stick to the sides of the processor.
  4. If the dough is too moist, add a bit more flour, if too dry, add a bit of milk.
  5. Cover and put in the fridge overnight.
  6. Take the dough out of the fridge about 1-2 hours before you bake it, so the dough can soften a little.
  7. Preheat oven to 200 degrees celsius and greas a rectangular baking dish.
  8. Cut the dough in two, and roll out to the size of your baking dish and place one part inches.
  9. Sprinkle with walnuts.
  10. Grate the apples and squeeze all the juice out.
  11. Put apples on top of walnuts.
  12. Sprinkle with caster sugar and cinnamon.
  13. Put the other half of the dough on top.
  14. Brush with a beaten egg and prick with a fork in a few places to allow steam to escape.
  15. Bake for around 35-40 minutes.
  16. Cool in baking dish.
  17. Great served with cream!

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