TRUDIE’S DUTCH APPLE CAKE

You Can Call Me Trudie…

Lemon in the crust as well as the filling accents the flavor of this tasty apple dessert…

2/3 Cup butter…

1/2 Cup sugar…

1 tsp. finely shredded lemon peel…

2 Cups all-purpose flour…

3 tblsp. Butter…

3/4 Cup medium crushed cornflakes…

1 tsp. sugar…

2 Eggs…

1/4 Cup sugar…

1 8oz. Carton dairy sour cream…

1/2 tsp. Finely shredded lemon peel…

5 1/2 Cups sliced, peeled apples (5-6 Medium)…

1/2 Cup sugar…

1 tsp. Ground Cinnamon…

1 tsp. Finely shredded lemon peel

  1. For crust: In a medium mixing bowl, beat 2/3 cup butter with an electric mixer on medium speed for 30 seconds. Add the 1/2 cup sugar and the 1 tsp. lemon peel; beat till combined. Beat in flour till crumbly. Press into the bottom of an ungreased 13x9x2-inch baking pan. Bake in a 350 deg F oven for 15-18 minutes or till edges are lightly golden. Remove from oven; set aside.
  2. In a medium skillet, melt the 3 tblsp. butter. Add cornflakes and the 1 tsp. sugar. Cook and stir over medium heat for 1 to 2 minutes or till cornflakes are lightly browned. Remove from the heat; set aside.
  3. In a medium mixing bowl, beat eggs till foamy. Add the 1/4 cup sugar; beat till thick and lemon colored..(about 5 minutes). Fold in sour cream and the 1/2 tsp. lemon peel.
  4. In a large saucepan, bring the apples and a small amount of water to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 3 minutes or till apples are just tender. Drain well. Cool slightly.
  5. In a small bowl, combine the 1/2 cup sugar, the cinnamon and 1 tsp. lemon peel. Toss with the apple slices. Arrange coated slices over baked crust. Pour sour cream mixture evenly over apples. Sprinkle with cornflake topping.
  6. Bake in a 350 deg F oven for 35 minutes or till apples are tender and topping is golden brown. Cool slightly. Cut into squares. Makes 12 servings.

(This recipe was found in a magazine published in 1997…or earlier…let me know how you like it.

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Photo and Doll By Mary Anne Whitchurch Tuck

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Loved to write since high school..as the years pass memories and relationships are primary. (There is also room for an opinion or two.) Feeling good at the age of eighty-five, enjoying life and a hobby of photography. Lived on a small farm for sixty-one years. welcomed three sons, two grandkids, and 3 greats. Owned and operated an Ace Hardware and Hallmark Shop, managing also to raise sheep for ten years. Shared sixty-two years of marriage before his passing in 2017. One son has also passed on to the next life, Memories really are "Made From This". Welcome to my world!

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