Apple Crumble Cake (Apfel Streusel Kuchen)

Apple Crumble Cake (Apfel Streusel Kuchen)

In autumn, when apples are in season, this cake is prepared with a tinge of cinnamon for teatime. The following recipe is from the Dr. Oetker site (English transalation)
This is a recipe for beginners in baking.

Suman Kuruvilla


  1. 500 Grams All purpose Flour (Weizenmehl)
  2. 2.5 Teaspoons Baking Powder (Dr. Oetker Original Backin)
  3. 150 Grams Sugar
  4. 2 Eggs (Medium size)
  5. 200 Grams Butter Margarine or (Soft)
  6. 1 Packet Vanilla Sugar (Dr. Oetker Vanillin Zucker)
  7. 1 Kilogram Apple ( ideal: Holsteiner Cox, sweet & sour)
  8. 1 Lemon (Big) (Zitrone)
  9. 50 Grams Sugar
  10. 1 Packet Vanilla Sugar (Dr. Oetker Vanillin Zucker)
  11. 1 Teaspoon Cinnamon powdered


50 mins
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    Prepare the Springform pan (baking paper and butter). Heat the oven - approx. 180 deg. celsius (top and bottom heat)

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    Base -Mix the flour and backing powder in a mixing bowl. Add all the other ingredients and mix it with a mixer, first at low speed then till the highest speed till it has crumble consistency. Add 2/3 of the mixture to the springform pan and press it till itcomes to a height about 3cm.

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    Filling-Peel the apples and cut it into wedges (see pics). Mix it with other ingredients and add it to the springform. Then add the rest of the crumble mixture on top of it. Now place it in oven.slot: lower third

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    After it is done, remove the cake from the pan and leave it to cool. Before serving, sprinkle some icing sugar on top. Serve with whipped cream.

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