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Catholic Recipe: Apple Bavarian Torte


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 6 apple - peeled, cored and sliced
  • 1/3 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds
  • Details

  • Serves: 12
  • Prep Time: 1 1/2 hours
  • Difficulty: • •
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: n/a
  • Origin: Germany

This recipe is fit for a king and would be a tasty dessert to celebrate the feast of St. Henry II, King of Germany.


1 Preheat oven to 450 degrees F(230 degrees C).

2 Cream together butter, sugar, vanilla, and flour. Press crust mixture into the flat bottom of a 9-inch springform pan. Set aside.

3 In a medium bowl, blend cream cheese and sugar. Beat in egg and vanilla. Pour cheese mixture over crust. Toss apples with sugar and cinnamon. Spread apple mixture over all.

4 Bake for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 400 degrees F(200 degrees C) and continue baking for 25 minutes. Sprinkle almonds over top of torte. Continue baking until lightly browned. Cool before removing from pan.

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