Lifestyle & Entertaining

In the Kitchen: Apple Kuchen

Marissa Lippert of Nourish NYC is back with a tasty apple kuchen… just in time for the weekend!

Copy: Kelli Ryder, Photography: Emily Johnston

Anyone who knows her philosophy is bound to be a fan of Marissa Lippert. A nutritionist that encourages moderate amounts of wine, carbs, and dark chocolate is a winner in our book! In addition to running New York City’s popular “Nourish Kitchen + Table,” she’s got a successful business AND a book. And today, she shares one of her most popular recipes- a traditional apple kuchen. It’s going to make a fabulous dessert tonight, and we just might have a slice for breakfast tomorrow! Bon appétit:

NOTES:
Serves 8
*adapted from Nourish Kitchen + Table

INGREDIENTS:
1 ½ cups flour
1 ½ tsp baking powder
1⁄4 tsp salt
2/3 cup sugar
4 oz. butter, melted
1/2 cup flaked coconut
1/2 tsp vanilla

DIRECTIONS:
Whisk dry ingredients together (flour, baking powder, salt, sugar, coconut). Stir vanilla into melted butter. Mix butter into dry ingredients. Press into a tart dish/pan, it should be between 1⁄4 and 1⁄2 inch thick. Pierce the crust a few times with a fork to prevent inflation. Bake crust 12 min.

FILLING:
1 1/2 cups peeled and cored apples, thinly sliced
1/2 cup sugar
1⁄4 tsp cinnamon

DIRECTIONS:
Stir cinnamon into sugar. Mix with fruit enough to coat. Add vanilla. Arrange apples in a fan atop crust. 

TOPPING:
1/2 cup sour cream
1 egg yolk
Mix egg yolk and sour cream. Drizzle lightly over fruit.

DIRECTIONS:
Bake 30 minutes, until topping is set and golden. Enjoy!

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