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Almas pite (Placinta cu mere, Apple cake) Recipe

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This recipe for Almas pite (Placinta cu mere, Apple cake), by , is from Ema's Jewish Transylvanian Kitchen, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Carmela Abraham
Added: Saturday, October 08, 2005


Dough # 1
1 egg
2 yolks
2 tbsp sugar
1 tbsp vinegar
1/2 cup soda water
xx flour
bread crumbs, plain
Dough # 2
200 g margarine unsalted
xx flour
1.5 kg apples
1 cup sugar

Flatten dough #1, add dough #2 in the middle and wrap. Repeat three times. Divide into two equal halves. Flatten,
add bread crumbs. Peel and shread apples. Let sit in a strainer for 20 minutes to remove most liquids. Add apples on top of bread crumbs, sugar and raisins. Add the second half od dough. Make holes with a fork, spread sugar and bake 190C or 375F for 40-45 minutes.

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