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Apfel Tassen Kuchen

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Pre Heat oven to 350 Degrees F

Makes 12 muffins


1 box cake mix, or Heike's Apple Cake Dough
or Simple Kuchen Dough
muffin cups
vanilla extract

about 3-4 apples halved and quartered

Streusal topping

1 / 2 cup bread crumbs
1 tablespoon cinnamon
2 tablespoons melted butter

If you don't have bread crumbs...
1/3 cup brown sugar
2 tablespoons flour
1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
1 tablespoon butter


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This recipe is based on one given to me from a Trudy Maynard that grew up in Germany.

Pre Heat Oven to 325 degrees F


I precook the apples first with a bit of cinnamon on top.

Slice them into small slices that will fit in the muffin cup.

Spray the muffin cups and add about 1/4 cup of batter to reach only 2/3 up the cup. You need that extra space for the kuchen to rise and get a nice rounded shape. It will have trouble doing this if you fill it all the way.

Place the slices nicely staggered on top of the dough. This is suppose to look like a small version of this dessert.
German Apple Cake

I also like to put a little streusal topping on it and coarse sugar to give it a nice finish.

Bake Tassen Kuchens at 350 degrees for about 20- 25 minutes.

Stick a toothpick into the Tassen Kuchen to check if it is done. The toothpick will come out clean.

These are made with bananas. I think the bananas keep the Tassen Kuchen tasting fresh for several days.

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