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Coconut Streusel Apple Cake (D, TNT)
Source: "The Apple Kitchen Cookbook," 1966 Edition
Serves: 12-16

2 cups flour 1 cup butter or margarine
1 tbsp. sugar
5-6 tbsp. cold water

6 apples Granny Smith, peeled, cored, and sliced
3 tbsp ground biscuits (like Mary Biscuits)
1/2 cup sugar
2 tbsp. flour
1/8 tsp. salt
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tbsp. butter, cold, cut into small pieces
1 tbsp. lemon juice

4 tbsp. butter, melted
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup flour
1 cup flaked coconut

Make Pastry:
In food processor mix the first 3 ingredients until they resemble crumbs, Slowly add the water until it become a ball, DO NOT overmix.

Line 26cm springform pan with the pastry. Prick pastry with a fork. Put in the refrigerator for 15-30 minutes.

Make Filling:
In a small bowl mix sugar, flour, salt and cinnamon. Sprinkle the ground biscuits on the pastry, put half of the apples as first layer.

Sprinkle half of the dry mix on top, Continue the same with the second part.

Dot the butter on top and sprinkle the lemon juice all over.

Bake in a preheated 375°F hot oven for 45 minutes.

Make Streusel: (prepare while baking)
Combine sugar, flour, and coconut. Pour over the melted butter; mix until all is well blended. Sprinkle this mixture over the top of nearly baked cake. Return to oven and continue to bake for another 15-20 minutes until topping is browned.

Posted by Rina Perry

Nutritional Info Per Serving: N/A