Æblekage

Apple Cake with Macaroons & Cream

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    6

    • Difficulty

      Easy

    • Ready in

      1 hr 25

Appears in

Copenhagen Cult Recipes

Copenhagen Cult Recipes

By Christine Rudolph and Susie Theodorou

Published 2019

  • About

The traditional apple cake in Copenhagen is a triple-layered concoction of apple sauce, almond macaroon crumble and spiced whipped cream. It is usually finished with a spoonful of redcurrant jelly, but here rosehip jam is served for its fragrant floral quality.

Ingredients

  • 100 g marzipan or almond paste, grated
  • ¼ teaspoon each of ground cardamom and cinnamon
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Method

Preheat the oven to 150°C (300°F). Put the marzipan in a bowl and beat in the spices with an electric whisk. Gradually add the 60 g icing sugar, alternating with the egg white until a batter is formed. Place heaped tablespoons of batter on 2 baking trays lined with baking paper, spacin