Apple pie filled with cranberries and raisins
Apple pie is quickly labeled boring by younger generations, after all, Grandma used to bake such a cake all the time. Somehow the reluctance is understandable, as all the cupcakes and muffins that have conquered the recipe books in recent years are pretty to look at and also tasty.
So it is high time to present a new version of apple cake, because it would be a shame if apples completely disappeared from the baking surface. Cranberries, raisins, cinnamon, a creamy batter and a touch of red wine set our apple pie apart from classic recipes:
For this you need:
- 6 apples
- Icing sugar for sprinkling
For the filling:
- 100 g of brown sugar
- 100 ml red wine
- 150 g fresh cranberries
- 30 g almond sticks
- 30 g raisins
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
For the dough:
- 200 g of sugar
- 5 eggs
- 200 g of flour
- 1 teaspoon Baking powder
- 1 tbsp vanilla flavor
- 75 g cream cheese
That is how it goes:
1.) Wash and core the apples; make sure to scrape off a little more pulp and save this.
2.) Caramelize the brown sugar. Deglaze it with red wine and mix the whole thing with cranberries, almond sticks, raisins, cinnamon and the pulp of the apples. Briefly boil the mixture and then let it cool down.
3.) Grease the bottom of a springform pan and cover the edge with baking paper. Fill the apples with the fruity mixture and place them in the springform pan with the opening facing up.
4.) Beat eggs and sugar for the dough. Then add the flour, baking powder, vanilla flavor and cream cheese and stir everything into a creamy batter. Then fill this into the springform pan.
5.) Bake the cake for 60 minutes at 170 ° C fan oven. Sprinkle it with powdered sugar before serving.
Pour creamy batter over filled apples and bake them into a wonderful cake, sounds simple, but it has a big effect. With this tempting recipe, apple cakes finally have what it takes to be immortalized in baking books.
You can also make apple pie with puff pastry, which is also easy and the result looks really great. You can find out how to do this in this recipe.