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Scandinavian Apple Cake

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5 lbs applesSugarLemon juiceButter or margarine; melted1 1/2 C. toasted cake crumbs1/2 C. currant jelly3 ounces mixed nuts; ground12 macaroons3 ounces sliced blanched almonds1 C. whipping cream


Core, peel and slice apples. Season to taste with sugar and lemon juice and cook in small amount of water until apples are tender. Drain in large strainer and press to extract water. Pour melted butter into 2-inch-deep 10-inch layer cake pan, spreading evenly in pan. Sprinkle 1/2 C. cake crumbs over bottom of pan. Spread half of apples over crumbs. Top with jelly, then nuts, then 1/2 C. more crumbs. Place macaroons in layer over crumbs. Top with remaining apples and cover with remaining 1/2 C. cake crumbs. Bake at 450 30 minutes. Cool in refrigerator. Sprinkle almonds lightly with water, then sprinkle with sugar and toast at 350 15 to 20 minutes or until golden. Shake pan after 10 minutes to keep almonds from sticking. Whip cream and frost cake. Sprinkle with almonds.