Apple Cake Eden
Butter or margarine
Grated rind of 1 lemon
Apples, med-size tart cookin
Recipe by: "The Flavors of Jerusalem" by Nathan and Goldman Preheat
oven to 350 F and grease a 8 inch flan pan or a small round
Mix flour, salt and baking powder. With your hands, combine the
butter or margarine with the flour until the mixture is crumbly. Add
the sugar and lemon rind. Blend the ingredients well and set them
aside. Peel the apples and grate them on the large holes of a grater,
apples are easily handled if they are left whole after peeling. Mix
them with the sugar and let them drain for a quarter hour in a
colander. Mix in the egg with the crust and knead them well. The
mixture will still be crumbly. With a fork, press 3/4 of the dough
evenly over the bottom and sides of the pan. Add the cinnamon to the
apples in the colander. Spread the apples over the dough in the pan.
With the remaining dough design a large apple on top of the fruit.
bake for 30 minutes, until the apples are tender. The recipe may be
doubled for a larger cake. Best served cold.