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Apple Chocolate Kuchen

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Easy to put together and delicious.

  • Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Yield: 12



for the apples,

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


  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, then set aside.
    Cooking apples. Cooking apples.
  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 and stir. Reserve a cup of this mixture.
    Butter, flour, sugar mix. Crumbs with oatmeal.
  5. Add the cocoa and the baking powder to the rest of the mixture. Add the eggs and vanilla and combine.
    Crumbs with chocolate.
  6. Spread the mixture in a buttered pan, place the apples on top, and sprinkle with the reserved crumb mixture.
    Base of chocolate mix. Layer of apples
  7. Bake for 45-50 minutes or until browned.
    Baked kuchen.
  8. Serve cold.
  • Author: Pilar Hernandez
  • Prep Time: 45 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Oven baked
  • Cuisine: Chilean