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Russian Apple Cake (Sharlotka)

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“This is a family favorite! An old recipe that goes down well on a cold winters night.”

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  1. Preheat the oven to 175c and grease a 9x13 baking pan/dish (ceramic) with butter or margarine. Set aside.
  2. Peel, core and chop the apples. Place in a bowl and stir through brown sugar. Set aside.
  3. Using an electric mixer, beat the eggs and sugar on high for about 2 to 3 minutes, until light yellow, thickened and about tripled in size.
  4. Lower the speed to low and beat in the vanilla and flour.
  5. In a small bowl, quickly mix the baking soda and vinegar and add it to the batter. Mix batter gently.
  6. Arrange the chopped apples on the baking pan. Then pour batter over the apples.
  7. Bake for about 30-35 minutes then cover with foil and bake for another 15-20 mins or until a knife comes out clean.
  8. Serve warm with some double cream or wait to cool and dust with icing sugar!

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