Apple Cake

20 servings


9 hours 30 minutes

total time


4 cups flour

2 egg yolks

1/4 cup sugar

1 and 1/2 cups (3 sticks) margarine

1 teaspoon Haddar Baking Powder

3/4 cup seltzer

pinch of salt

Gefen Bread Crumbs, for sprinkling

4 pounds (about 8) Cortland apples, very thinly sliced

1 and 1/2 cups sugar

sprinkle of cinnamon

juice of 1 lemon

1 tablespoon vanilla sugar

egg white, beaten or 3 tablespoons Haddar Egg Whites, for brushing


In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with a dough hook, combine all dough ingredients and mix well until a dough forms.

Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight.

Preheat oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit.

Divide dough into two. Roll out half the dough on a well-floured surface and place it on the bottom of a 10 x 16-inch pan, coming up the sides.

Sprinkle dough with bread crumbs.

In a large bowl, combine apples, sugar, cinnamon, lemon, and vanilla sugar.

Add the filling on top of the dough and sprinkle more bread crumbs on top.

Roll out remaining dough and place it over the filling. Pinch it together to the bottom half. Brush the top with egg white. Bake for one hour.

20 servings


9 hours 30 minutes

total time
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