Yield: 8 Servings
|1 pack||Yeast; Dry, Active|
|2 cups||Flour; Unbleached,|
|¼ cup||Butter or Margarine|
|4 cups||Apples; Tart, Sliced|
|½ cup||Almonds, slivered, blanched|
CAKE: Mix yeast, salt, 4 T sugar, and ¾ cup flour. Add butter to milk.
Heat until very warm (120-130 degrees F.). Gradually add milk to flour mixture. Beat for 2 minutes. Add egg and ½ cup flour. Beat with an electric mixer on high speed for 2 minutes. Mix in enough flour to form a soft dough. Knead for 5 to 10 minutes, until dough is shiny and elastic.
Place in greased bowl and let rise for 1 hour or until doubled in bulk. Pat dough into well-greased 10-inch springform pan pressing the dough 1½ inches up the sides of the pan. Or use 11x8 pan, grease well.
FILLING: Lay apple slices across bottom, combine sugar and cinnamon, sprinkle over apples. Add raisins, butter, and almonds. Bake in a preheated 400 degree F. oven until pastry is brown and apples bubbly with syrup, about 45 minutes. Sprinkle confectioner's sugar over top.
Posted to MM-Recipes Digest by "Renate S." <redgrapes13@...> on Sep 28, 1998