Recipe: Sunken Apple Cake (Versunkener Apfelkuchen) — Recipes from The Kitchn

This easy to make, delicious cake is a staple in German households. This recipe is made even better when served with homemade whipped cream. Ingredients are simple, you will need three apples, butter, lemon, raw sugar and other basic baking ingredients. The whipped cream is a simple recipe of heavy cream, sugar and vanilla. The apples are distributed and cooked evenly throughout the cake creating a delicious bite every time. This cake serves 8-10 perfect for a party or for a special dessert for your family.

Key Takeaways:

  • Apple cake is sure to wow anyone who tries the recipe itself too. Regions of Germany have made the cake in different varieties too.
  • Some variations of the name actually reflect the regional heritage of the dish. German cooks take a lot of pride in making the dish for the home.
  • Sunken apple cake takes a little preparation and the right ingredients. That should prepare cooks to make a delectable dessert that people really enjoy.

“Various regions of Germany try to lay claim to this cake by changing its name to reflect their geography, but it’s pretty clear that it’s a countrywide favorite.”

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