- 6 large tart apples, peeled and sliced
- 1 cup sugar, divided
- 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 cup milk
- 1 tablespoon butter
- VANILLA SAUCE:
- 1 cup sugar
- 2 tablespoons cornstarch
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 2 cups cold water
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Arrange apples in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Combine 1/2 cup sugar and cinnamon; set aside 1 tablespoon. Sprinkle remaining cinnamon-sugar over apples.
- In a small bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and remaining sugar; beat in the milk and butter until blended. Drop by tablespoonfuls over apples; sprinkle with reserved cinnamon-sugar. Bake at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to a wire rack.
- Meanwhile, in a saucepan, combine the sugar, cornstarch, salt and water until smooth. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened and bubbly. Remove from the heat; add butter and vanilla. Serve with warm kuchen. Yield: 10-12 servings.
Reviews forApple Kuchen
"This is exactly like the apple kuchen my German grandmother used to make. I have been looking for a recipe for the vanilla sauce that she served with the kuchen for years and so happy that I found this recipe!"
"woderful!! Husband is from Germany, and he really loved this. Said him mother used to make something very, very similar when he was a kid, long time ago!"
"I doubled this recipe and served to seniors yesterday at a retirement home and they finished the pan quickly. I plan to enlarge the recipe and serve to seniors at church. My husband really liked this recipe and it's a keeper."