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Apple Chocolate Kuchen

  • Author: Pilar Hernandez
  • Prep Time: 45 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Yield: 12 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Oven baked
  • Cuisine: Chilean

Description

Easy to put together and delicious.


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Ingredients

for the apples,

  • ½ cup of sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • ½ teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 4 peeled and chopped apples in 1 cm cubes

For the kuchen,

  • 1 cup of all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • ½ teaspoon of salt
  • ½ cup of unsalted butter, cold
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts
  • ½ cup of traditional old-fashioned oatmeal (not instant)
  • 1/3 cup of unsweetened cocoa or dutch cocoa powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350F or 180C.
  2. Butter a 9″ springform pan.
  3. Cook the apples with sugar, cornstarch, and cinnamon in a small pot over medium heat for 5-8 minutes. Let boil gently. Set aside.
  4. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, and salt. Add the butter cut into pieces and work until crumbs form. Add the walnuts and oats, stir. Reserve a cup of this mixture.
  5. Add the cocoa and the baking powder to the rest of the mixture. Add the eggs and vanilla, combine.
  6. Spread the mixture in a buttered pan, place the apples on top and sprinkle with the reserved crumb mixture.
  7. Bake for 45-50 minutes or until browned.
  8. Serve cold.

Keywords: apple kuchen, apple chocolate kuchen