Easy Apple Kuchen


One of my mother's favorite recipes. Great with your morning coffee or a cold glass of milk.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
15 servings


  • ½ cup milk

  • ¼ cup shortening

  • 1 egg

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • 1 tablespoon baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 5 apples - peeled, cored, and sliced, or more to taste


  • 1 cup white sugar

  • ¼ cup butter, melted

  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour

  • 4 teaspoons ground cinnamon


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Beat milk, shortening, egg, and vanilla extract together in a bowl until smooth. Stir 1 1/2 cups flour, 1/2 cup sugar, baking powder, and salt into milk mixture until dough comes together. Spread dough out into the bottom of a rimmed baking sheet.

  3. Spread apples over the dough on the baking sheet.

  4. Stir 1 cup sugar, melted butter, 1/4 cup flour, and cinnamon together in a bowl until topping is combined. Sprinkle topping over apples.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven until apples are tender and topping is golden, about 40 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

223 Calories
7g Fat
39g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 15
Calories 223
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 21mg 7%
Sodium 206mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 39g 14%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 25g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 2mg 11%
Calcium 78mg 6%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 86mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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