Adapted from Gatherings, Netivot HaTorah Day School
The layers of this Royal Apple Cake, with the top layer being a crunchy crumb topping, combine to create a delicious cake that is baked in a large pan, takes about 15 to 20 minutes to prep and serves 10 to 12 people. Perfect for those occasions when you need to serve a crowd.
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup margarine, such as Earth Balance Vegan Buttery Sticks, softened
2 egg yolks
1/4 cup sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
2 tablespoons kosher brandy
5 - 6 apples, peeled, cored, and diced
1/2 cup orange juice
2 tablespoons sugar
1 – 2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 1/2 cups all–purpose flour
1/2 cup margarine, such as Earth Balance Vegan Buttery Sticks
1/2 cup sugar
Powdered sugar, for decoration
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a large mixing bowl, using an electric or hand-held mixer, combine crust ingredients. Press evenly into a greased 9 x 13-inch pan. Arrange apples on dough.
In a small bowl, combine the filling ingrredients. Blend well. Pour over apples.
In another small bowl, mix topping ingredients until a crumbly consistency results. Sprinkle evenly over filling. Bake for 1 hour. Remove and let cool.
Sprinkle with powder sugar before serving.
Yield: 10 - 12 servings
Recipes: Desserts, Cake, Apple, Parve, Kosher