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       Title: Blitzkuchen Mit Apfeln (Apple Cake)
  Categories: Ethnic, Fruits, Cakes
       Yield: 6 Servings
       6 md Apples; Tart
       2 md Lemons; Juiced
       3 tb Sugar
       3 tb Butter
     3/4 c  Sugar
       2 lg Egg Yolks;  Divided *
     1/2    Lemon;Juiced & Peel Grated
       1 ts Baking Powder
   1 1/2 c  Flour; Unbleached
     3/4 c  Milk
       1 tb Rum
       2    Egg Whites; Large
       1 tb Butter; To Grease Cake Pan
       1 ts Vegetable Oil
       3 tb Confectioners' Sugar
   *  Do not put the egg yolks together as they will be used individually.
   Peel apples, cut in half and core.
    Cut decorative lengthwise slits in apples, about 1/2-inch deep. Sprinkle
   with lemon juice and sugar.
    Set aside.  Cream butter and sugar together.  One at a time, beat in egg
   yolks.  Gradually beat in lemon juice and grated peel. Sift baking powder
   and flour together. Gradually add to batter. Blend in milk and rum. In a
   small bowl, beat egg whites until stiff.
    Fold into batter.  Generously grease a springform pan. Pour in batter and
   top with apple halves.  Brush apples with oil. Bake in a preheated 350
   degree F. oven for 35 to 40 minutes. Remove from pan and sprinkle with
   confectioners' sugar.