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This recipe for Almas pite (Placinta cu mere, Apple cake), by Carmela Abraham, is from Ema's Jewish Transylvanian Kitchen,
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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 Filling 1.5 kg apples 1 cup sugar cinnamon raisins
Preparation 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 190°C or 375°F for 40-45 minutes.