Here's my traditional German apple cake recipe, aka Versunkener Apfelkuchen, that's sure to please. It looks so pretty and is so easy to make. It's one I learned early on in my marriage and I really depended upon it to make a good impression on the in-laws! A fresh dusting of icing sugar just before company comes, and ta-da, looks fancy.
What's so nice about this easy apple cake is that it ALWAYS turns out. And it looks so pretty too!
If you're into quick German recipes like I am, this German apple cake recipe will be one of your favorite ones you'll probably memorize! The German word for this is Versunkener Apfelkuchen translated as "sunken apple cake" ... sounds so much prettier in German than in English LOL
The best apples to use are those that are both sweet and tart. Cortlands, Golden Delicious, and Empires are great to use. However, I usually end up using whatever type of apple I have at home.
That's because this cake usually ends up being an "emergency cake." The one you make when you get that call, "Honey, I'm bringing home the boss!"
This cake is absolutely delicious when served fresh, warm right out of the oven. However, it does last for a couple of days, remaining nice and moist because of the apples.
I've made this in a foil 9 x 12 inch pan ... works just as good. Great if you're taking it to a picnic. Perfect for a picnic, for a family dinner, and for a party! Always a winner!
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