German Strudel or Kuchen Baking Contest

Event Details

WHAT: At the Sidewalk Café - German Strudel or Kuchen Baking Contest
WHEN: Saturday, August 27, 2016
TIME: 3:30 pm

General Information

German Kuchen Baking Contest on Saturday, August 27, 2016 at 3:30 p.m. Submit entry to the Sidewalk Café (along with the recipe) on the day of the event!

Submit (baked) entry to the Sidewalk Café (along with the recipe) on the day of the event!

Ladies, Gentlemen, Friends and Neighbors. We are looking for the best German Baker!!!


Recipe Suggestions

German Fruit Kuchen
1 stick margarine 3/4 C sugar
3 eggs t tsp vanilla
Cream Together
1-3/4 cup all purpose flour
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt

Sift Together - Add dry mixture to creamed mixture
Top with fruit (sliced apples, peaches, etc.) or Fruit Pie Filling

Crumb Topping:
3/4 cup sugar
1-1/2 cup flour
1 stick butter or margarine

Mix together by hand and sprinkle on top of fruit. Use one 9x13 baking pan - Bake at 350 degree oven for 50 minutes or until nice and brown and completely baked.

STRUDEL DOUGH
3 cups flour and 1/2 lb of margarine Mix like for pie crust

1/4 cup water 3 egg yolks (or 2 whole eggs) 2 Tbs. vinegar

Mix together and add to first mixture.
Knead quickly to smooth dough, cover and chill 3 hrs. or overnight
Roll out and fill with graham cracker crumbs, apples w. 1/2 cup sugar, lemon rind and raisins, 1 cup chopped nuts or cinnamon (optional).
Seal edges with water and bake at 350 degree over for 45 min, after cooking, sift powdered sugar over strudel.