Old World Apple Cake
|Cooking apples||3 Pound|
|Sugar||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Water||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Sugar||1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Butter/Margarine||2 Tablespoon, softened|
Peel and slice apples.
Cook with sugar, water, and lemon until tender but not mushy.
Drain and cool.
Remove lemon slices.
Mix flour, 1 1/4 cups sugar, and baking powder.
Cut in 1/2 cup butter with pastry blender, or work in with fingers until mixture is crumbly.
Mix in egg yolks.
Reserve 1 cup flour mixture for top.
Pat remainder on bottom and sides of greased 9-inch springform pan.
Fill with apples; sprinkle with reserved topping; dot with 2 tablespoons butter; sprinkle with 1 tablespoon sugar.
Bake in preheated moderate oven (350°F.) for 1 hour.