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       Title: Apple Cake
  Categories: German, Fruits, Cakes
       Yield: 6 servings
       6 ea Apples; medium, tart                2 ea Lemons; medium, juiced
       3 tb Sugar                               3 tb Butter
     3/4 c  Sugar                               2 ea Egg yolks; large, divided *
     1/2 ea Lemon;juiced and peel grated        1 ts Baking powder
   1 1/2 c  Flour; unbleached                 3/4 c  Milk
       1 tb Rum                                 2 ea 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.
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   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.