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Apple Cake (Apfelkuchen)

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“Posted for the Zaar World Tour-Germany. This recipe is from my German grandmother. It is different from most apfelkuchen because it doesn't use a pastry crust.”
READY IN:
1hr 25mins
SERVES:
12-15
UNITS:
US

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  2. Cake:.
  3. In a large bowl, cream together shortening and sugar. Add eggs and lemon extract; beat well.
  4. In another bowl, sift together flour, baking powder and salt. Add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beating after each addition.
  5. Pour mixture into a lightly greased and floured 10-1/2"x14-3/4" pan. Top with filling and bake for 1 hour or until cake tests done.
  6. Filling:.
  7. Combine all ingredients in a bowl; mix well. Spread over cake to cover.

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